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Duck Lake

1941

2004

Description:

Plate 597X. Duck Lake 1941 – 2004 Viewed northwest across the outlet of Duck Lake on the Dixie National Forest. The area is no longer grazed by livestock and lakeside riparian vegetation has increased. Conifers, primarily spruce, white fir, and ponderosa pine, have increased, while aspen has declined. Some aspen, however, has successfully regenerated because ungulate herbivory has been reduced (Kay and Bartos 2000).

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (410836) taken by Paul S. Beiler in June, 1941; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 9, 2004 - - Photo No. 5379-23A. Original photograph (2300-Dixie-157) held in the U.S. Forest Service Regional Office Photographic Collection housed at Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Conifer, Aspen

Location:

South West: Section 12, Range 8 West, Township 38 South; UTM 350300 E, 4153300 N; elevation 8,534 ft.

January 2018