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Puffer Lake

1925

1999

Description:

Plate 148 PUFFER LAKE: ca. 1925 - 1999 Plates 148 and 149 form a panorama viewed south and southwest across Puffer Lake. The lake level is considerably lower in 1999 than it was in 1925. Over this period, conifers have increased while aspen (Populus tremuloides) has declined. All aspen stands in the photo have been heavily invaded by conifers and none have regenerated successfully.

Photo Information:

1925 photo #178670 taken by the U.S. Forest Service; 1999 photo taken by Kay #4502-17A on Sept. 7. Forest Service photo [2301-Fishlake-42] held by the Forest Service Regional Office Photographic Collection housed at Weber State Univ., Ogden, UT

Vegetative Community:

Aspen, Conifer, Riparian

Location:

South Central: Tushar Mountains, Fishlake National Forest, Beaver Ranger District; T29S, R5W, Sect. 1, UTM 4241900 N, 380800 E; elevation 9,680 ft., viewed to south.

January 2018