Fens mapping for the Ashley National Forest
The Ashley National Forest (ANF) covers 1.3 million acres within the Upper and Lower Green River Basin in northeast Utah. The diverse geography of the ANF creates an equally diverse set of wetlands that provide important ecological services to both ANF and lands downstream. Organic soil wetlands known as fens are an irreplaceable resource that the U.S. Forest Service has determined should be managed for conservation and restoration. Fens are defined as groundwater-fed wetlands with organic soils that typically support The Ashley National Forest contains a rich resource of fen wetlands. This ...
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Smith, Gabrielle; Lemly, Joanna