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FS: Uinta-Wasatch Cache Rare Plants


May 2017 - April 2020


The Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest has 35 species on its list of Threatened and Endangered, sensitive, and watch lists. Many of the locations of these species are from herbarium records and have not been revisited, and have only a written description of the location where the plants were observed. The collectors did not leave records of the areas searched without success for these species in most cases. To create effective species distribution models, accurate locations are needed. True absence locations for places visited is also needed to increase accuracy of models, and help plan new searches in places not yet surveyed.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 101

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 154

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 241

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 695

Scientific Publications: 1962

Presentations: 4417



Funding Agencies

  • USDA Forest Service


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey