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Johnson Valley Reservoir

1962

1999

Description:

Plate 85. JOHNSON VALLEY RESERVOIR: 1962 - 1999 The pool height of the reservoir increased between 1962 and 1999. The 1962 photo was taken in late fall when the aspen (Populus tremuloides) was leafless. By 1999 conifers appear to have increased on the distant hillside while aspen (Populus tremuloides) declined. Most of the aspen stands have been invaded by conifers.

Photo Information:

1962 photo was taken by the U.S. Forest Service; 1999 photo is Kay #4465-11A, taken on Aug. 11. Forest Service photo held by the Loa Ranger District, Fishlake National Forest, Loa, UT

Vegetative Community:

Aspen, Conifer, Mountain Brush, Sagebrush, Riparian

Location:

South Central: Fishlake National Forest, Loa Ranger District, T25S, R2E, Sect. 26, UTM 4273000 N, 443250 E; elevation 8,825 ft., viewed to northeast.

January 2018