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Sevenmile Valley




Plate 4. SEVENMILE VALLEY: 1913 - 1995 Conifers have increased in height and density. The aspen (Populus tremuloides) on Mount Terrill has matured but is being invaded by conifers. Some willows (Salix spp.) Have declined, but others have increased. Sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) has increase. These are all changes that would be expected in the absence of fire. The Mount Terrill Guard Station is in the group of spruce at right-center of photo.

Photo Information:

1913 photo [#17202A] taken by the Forest Service on Oct. 15; 1995 photo is Kay #3924-4 taken on Aug. 14. Forest Service photo held by the Forest Supervisor’s Office, Fishlake National Forest, Richfield, UT)

Vegetative Community:

Riparian, Aspen, Sagebrush, Conifer


South Central: Mount Terrill, Fishlake N. F., Richfield R.D.; T24S, R2E, Sect. 21; UTM 4284400 N, 440000 E; elevation 9,740 ft.; view to northeast.

January 2018