Plate 1516X. Horse Valley 1979 – 2004 In addition to the Photo Plot Transect (Plates 1511x to 1514x) in Horse Valley, the Forest Service established two Parker Three-Step Transects in 1979. Plate 1516x is viewed northeast at the start of the second transect. Aspen has not regenerated in many years despite the elimination of livestock and a decline in the number of deer. Conifers have increased.
Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken by Al Tait on August 1, 1979; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 27, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-71-25A. Original photographs, negatives, and narrative reports held in the range files on the St. George Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, St. George, UT.
Aspen, Conifer, Dry Meadow
South West: Section 34, Range 15 West, Township 39 South; UTM 276720 E, 4135930 N; elevation 9,200 ft.