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Ecological Site Descriptions

Ecological Site Descriptions

 

Utah Major Land Resource Area Map

 

MLRA 25 – Owyhee High Plateau (Utah portion) MLRA 29 - Southern Nevada Basin and Range MLRA 28A - Great Salt Lake Area MLRA 30 - Mohave Basin and Range MLRA 47XB - Wasatch Mountains South MLRA 47XA - Wasatch Mountains - North MLRA 47XC - Uinta Mountains MLRA 34A – Cool Central Desertic Basins; Mountains; and Plateaus MLRA 34B – Warm Central Desertic Basins; Mountains; and Plateaus MLRA 34B – Warm Central Desertic Basins; Mountains; and Plateaus MLRA 48A - Southern Rocky Mountains MLRA 36 – Southwestern Plateaus, Mesas and Foothills MLRA 35 - Colorado and Green River Plateaus Utah Rangeland Resource Unit and MLRA Map

Utah Rangeland Resource Unit and MLRA List

Publications:

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Ecological Sites are part of a hierarchical nested land classification system. For an explanation of this system and in introduction to Major Land Resource Areas (MLRA) in Utah, please read this publication:
Adobe Acrobat DocumentUtah MLRAs (4.79 MB)

Utah Ecological Site names can tell you a lot about the ecological site's characteristics. To help you make sense of the Ecological Site names as they are in Utah, please read this publication:
Adobe Acrobat DocumentUtah Ecological Site Naming Conventions (52 KB)