Plate 1517X. Mound Valley 1979 – 2004 Viewed northwest down Mound Valley in the Pine Valley Mountains south of Pine Valley, Utah. Mound Valley is adjacent to Horse Valley - - see Plates 1511x to 1516x. Aspen has declined, while conifers have increased. Aspen has not successfully regenerated in many years due to excessive ungulate herbivory.
Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken by Al Tait on August 1, 1979; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 27, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-75-23. Original photograph 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 276200 E, 4136200 N; elevation 9,000 ft.