Study Site Locations

Blue Mountain

Bridge Creek

Castlehead

Devine Ridge

Five Creeks

Greenville Bench

Hart Mountain

Marking Corral

Moses Coulee

Onaqui

Owyhee

Roberts

Saddle Mountain

Scipio

Seven Mile

South Ruby Mountain

Spruce Mountain

Stansbury

Walker Butte

Greenville Bench Site

Location: Beaver County, near Greenville (~5 miles) and Beaver (~25 miles), UT
Land Management Agency: Bureau of Land Management Cedar City Field Office
SageSTEP Site Manager: Maggie Gray
Plots: Four 50-acre core plots (Control, Burn, Mechanical, Bull Hog™)
Elevation: 5800-6100 ft
Topography: 2-28% slopes, N aspect
Common Vegetation: Utah Juniper, Wyoming big sagebrush, Douglas rabbitbrush, bluebunch wheatgrass, needle-and-thread grass, galleta, Indian ricegrass
Soils: Very gravelly to cobbly sandy loam
Fire Regime: Historically ranging from 20 to >100 years. Woodland invasion suggests that the majority of these communities have not burned since the late 1800’s. As woodlands gain dominance, the fire regime shifts to infrequent, high-intensity fires.
Representative Land Base: Several million acres in western UT, northeastern NV, and southern ID
Grazing: This area is not currently grazed.
Treatments Implemented: Fall 2007. For more information about treatments, click here.

Click here to download the Greenville Bench Site Fact Sheet (PDF, 268KB).

SageSTEP Greenville Bench Site Map