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Bunker Creek




Plate 996X. Bunker Creek 1957 – 2005 Viewed west to the start of the Bunker Creek Parker Three-Step Transect southwest of Panguitch Lake. Ponderosa pine has increased in the distance, while aspen has declined. The low shrub in the foreground is three-tipped sage, while the taller shrubs near the transect starting point are currants. The area was actively being grazed by cattle in 2005.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken on August 1, 1957; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 1, 2005 - - Photo No. 5499-22. 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:

Conifer, Aspen, Sagebrush


South West: Section 7, Range 7 West, Township 36 South; UTM of transect starting point 352300 E, 4173350 N; elevation 8,500 ft.

January 2018