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Podunk Creek

1961

2003

Description:

Plate 236X. Podunk Creek 1961 - 2003 Erosion control structures at the headwall cut on Podunk Creek below Coyote Spring. Plate 236x is viewed south. The rock structures were built in 1958 on what was then an intermittent stream. Spruce has increased, while aspen has declined. The streambanks and channel appear more heavily vegetated today than they did in the earlier photo. The area was not grazed by cattle in 2003. The meadow is mostly smooth brome and Kentucky bluegrass, but sedges dominate the wetter areas, especially along the creek.

Photo Information:

Retakes were made from this camera station by the Forest Service in 1988 and 2000. U.S. Forest Service photograph (508809) taken by Lee Prater in August 1961; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 4, 2003 - - Photo No. 5206-29A. Original photograph held in the range files Panguitch Range District, Dixie National Forest, Panguitch, UT and U.S. Forest Service Regional Office Photographic Collection (Dixie-2520-3) housed at Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Aspen, Riparian, Dry Meadow

Location:

South West: Section 24, Range 4 ½ West, Township 38 South; UTM 387400E, 4149100N; elevation 8,140 ft.

January 2018