Plate 147 PUFFER LAKE: 1938 - 1999 The lake is on private land. The lake level has fallen considerably between 1938 and 1999. Conifers have increased while aspen (Populus tremuloides) has decreased. All of the aspen stands have been heavily invaded by conifers and none of the aspen clones have successfully regenerated.
1938 photo #368973 taken by the U.S. Forest Service; 1999 photo taken by Kay #4502-6A on Sept. 7. Forest Service photo [2300-F3-Fishing] held by the Beaver Ranger District, Fishlake National Forest, Beaver, UT; and the National Archives [RG-95-G] in Washington, D.C.
Aspen, Conifer, Riparian
South Central: Tushar Mountains, Fishlake National Forest, Beaver Ranger District; T29S, R5W, Sect. 1, UTM 4241350 N, 380700 E; elevation 9,660 ft., viewed to north-northeast.