Plate 750X. Manera Wash 1963 – 2004 In 1954, the Forest Service established three Parker Three-Step Transects at Manera Wash to monitor range conditions on the Dixie National Forest. In 1963, the agency added pellet group and utilization transects to the previously established Parker Three-Steps. Plate 750x is viewed southwest to the reference point for the pellet group and utilization transects. Pinyon and juniper have increased. Shrubs include cliff rose, bitterbrush, mountain big sage, snakeweed, and green rabbitbrush. Cheatgrass is abundant.
U.S. Forest Service photograph (unnumbered) taken by Ivan Thornton on October 8, 1963; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 10, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-49-2A. Original photographs, negatives, and narrative reports held in the range files on the St. George Ranger District, Dixie National Forest, St. George, UT.
Sagebrush, Pinyon, Juniper
South West: Section 16, Range 17 West, Township 39 South; UTM 256392 E, 4141834 N; elevation 4,932 ft.