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East Fork Of The Sevier River




Plate 261X. East Fork of the Sevier River 1964-2003 Viewed west across the East Fork of the Sevier River and up Kanab Creek on the Paunsaugunt Plateau. Spruce, ponderosa pine, and juniper have all increased, while aspen has declined. The area in the foreground had been contour-trenched and reseeded with non-native grasses by the Forest Service to control erosion.

Photo Information:

U.S. Forest Service photograph (508799) taken by Prater in August 1964; retake by Charles E. Kay on August 6, 2003 - - Photo No. 5216-8. Original photograph held by U.S. Forest Service Regional Office Photographic Collection housed at Weber State University, Ogden, UT

Vegetative Community:

Conifer, Juniper, Aspen, Dry Meadow


South West: Section 1, Range 4½ West, Township 38 South; UTM 386050E, 4154650 N; elevation 8,160 ft.

January 2018