Utah- Park Valley

Location: Box Elder County in northwest Utah

Site Managers and Partners:

USDA-ARS
Tom Monaco
Research Ecologist      
phone #:435-797-7231
email: tom.monaco@ars.usda.gov

Post-Doc Research Associates
Lesley Morris   
phone #:435-512-2248
email: lesleyrmorris@gmail.com

Josh Leffler
email: Josh.leffler@ars.usda.gov

USDA-ARS Cooperators
Justin Williams
Jack Staub

Utah St. University
Chris Call
Corey Ransom

Graduate Students
Beth Fowers
Merilyn Hirsch
Stephanie Durfee
Halley Kartchner

USDA-NRCS
Brock Benson
Travis Mote
Shane Green

Ranchers
Royce Larson
Ken Spackman
Lance Westmoreland

Utah - Park Valley Watershed
The Fisher Creek Watershed in Park Valley, Utah.

Read the work of Lesley Morris on
historical land management in Park Valley:

Park Valley, Utah Project Area History (PDF)

and take a look at our user's guide Researching Cultivation History

 Historic Land Legacies

Implementing EBIPM: Lessons from a Century of Demonstration Projects in Park Valley, Utah

Integrating Site History Into EBIPM: The Legacy of Dry Farming

Learn more about Integrating Site History into EBIPM

EBIPM cooperators in Utah had an article published in the Utah Association of Conservation Districts newsletter, Conservation Connection: Summer 2012.

"Lessons Learned from the EBIPM large-scale cheatgrass control and revegetation project in Park Valley, Utah"
by Justin Williams, Rangeland Management Specialist, USDA-ARS Forage and Range Research Laboratory, Logan, Utah & Tom Monaco, Research Ecologist, USDA-ARS Forage and Range Research Laboratory, Logan, Utah


  Park Valley Watershed Info Sheet
Click here to download the
Park Valley Watershed Info Sheet (PDF)

Park Valley, Utah Demonstration Area Map


Further Research in Park Valley (MS Theses)

Merilynn Hirsch: PROCESS-BASED MANAGEMENT OF DOWNY BROME IN SALT DESERT SHRUBLANDS: ASSESSING PRE- AND POST- REHABILITATION SOIL AND VEGETATION ATTRIBUTES

Beth Fowers: ECOLOGICALLY-BASED MANIPULATION PRACTICES FOR MANAGING BROMUS TECTORUM-INFESTED RANGELANDS


 

Park Valley Aerial Herbicide Application

 

 

Aerial herbicide application in Park Valley. 

As a tool, herbicides can be used most appropriately to accelerate plant community change toward desired species. 

For more information on herbicides and their application in fighting invasive annual grasses, request our brochure "Preventing & Managing Medusahead"