Plate 997X. Bunker Creek 1957 – 2005 Viewed west along line one of the Bunker Creek Parker Three-Step Transect. Ponderosa pine has increased in the distance, while aspen has declined. The most common grasses are needle and thread and western wheatgrass. Mountain big sage and green rabbitbrush are also present. The area was actively being grazed by cattle in 2005.
U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken on August 1, 1957; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 1, 2005 - - Photo No. 5499-26. Original photographs, negatives, and narrative reports held in the range files on the Cedar City Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, Cedar City, UT.
Conifer, Aspen, Dry Meadow, Sagebrush
South West: Section 7, Range 7 West, Township 36 South; UTM of transect starting point 352300 E, 4173350 N; elevation 8,500 ft.