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Ikes Valley

1952

1958

1963

Description:

Plate 989X. Ikes Valley 1952 – 1958 – 1963 – 2005 Viewed west along line one of the Parker Three-Step Transect at the head of Ikes Valley - - this is approximately 400 yards west of the reservoir seen in Plates 985x and 986x. The area in the foreground has been treated and is mostly smooth brome and Kentucky bluegrass with some native needle and thread. Juniper and ponderosa pine have increased. The most common shrubs are currant, bitterbrush, and green rabbitbrush. The site was actively being grazed by sheep in 2005.

Photo Information

U.S. Forest Service photographs (unnumbered) taken on July 18, 1952, September 4, 1958, and August 27, 1963; retake by Charles E. Kay on July 31, 2005 - - Photo No. 5497-26. Original photographs, negatives, and narrative reports held in the range files on the Cedar City Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, Cedar City, UT.

Vegetative Community:

Dry Meadow, Juniper, Conifer, Mountain Brush

Location:

South West: Section 20, Range 6 West, Township 38 South; UTM 362850 E, 4151120 N; elevation 7,800 ft.

January 2018