Plate 753X. Manera Wash 1966 – 1984 – 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 753x is viewed southwest at the start of the second Parker Three-Step Transect. Pinyon and juniper have increased. Shrubs include cliff rose, bitterbrush, mountain big sage, snakeweed, and green rabbitbrush. Cheatgrass is abundant.
U.S. Forest Service photographs (unnumbered) taken on September 20, 1966 and May 9, 1984; retake by Darrell McMahon on August 10, 2004 - - Photo No. DM-52-3. 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 256219 E, 4141670 N; elevation 4,903 ft.