Tick Collection Sites

 2011-2013 Utah Tick Survey

Site Descriptions and Results


Tooele Area 
Eureka Area
Provo Canyon Area
Lehi Area
Diamond Fork Canyon
Spanish Fork Canyon to Soldier Summit
Price Area
Mt. Nebo Area 
St. George Area 
Cedar City Area
Enterprise Area
Zion Area
Salt Lake
Delta
Ogden
Summit & Wasatch 
Wendover
Cache County Area
Raft River Range


Tooele County Area


Anaconda

Location: N 40° 32.859, W 112°13.968
Elevation: 5414 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description:
 Oak, tall grasses, tall sagebrush interspersed sparsely, lots of Arrowleaf balsamroot. Anaconda Rd. leads to good territory but it is cut off by a gate. Area along the road has oak but is not ideal. 

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Bald Mountain

Location: N 40° 27.081, W 112°19.870
Elevation: 5932 ft
Aspect: N
Site Description:
 Juniper, gamble oak, black sage, low grasses, cherry, indian paintbrush in bloom, similar to South Pine. You drive through junipers low on the slope and the oak is higher up. 

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Bennion 01

Location: N 40° 00.734, W 112°27.594
Elevation:  5994 ft
Aspect: Leval
Site Description:
Black sage, tall sage, short grasses

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Cedar Valley

Location: N 40° 18.778, W 112°7.184
Elevation: 5469 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: 
juniper, sage, dry grasses, pinyon, road is too rocky to get up to where the oak starts 

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East Gov. 1

*7 Ticks found, 6 Dermancentor, and 1 Ixodes 2012

Location: N 40° 01.518, W 112°32.179
Elevation: 6562 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: 
sage, oak, juniper, short grasses, low-growing cherry, lupine, I hiked up the North facing slope and there were no ticks. Dropped over the ridge to the E-facing slope and got all the ticks there. 

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East Gov. 2

Location: N 40° 01.230, W 112°31.946
Elevation: 6556ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: 
sage, oak, juniper, short grasses, low-growing cherry, lupine. This site has more grass and less sage than East Gov 01 

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Harker Canyon 

*2 ixodes pacificus found at this location 2011

Location: N 39° 58.674, W 112° 29.223
Elevation: 6941 ft
Aspect: S-SE  
Site Description: High elevation site with mixed grass, ameliancher, juniper, big sage and black sage brush. Aspens and cottonwoods near site by stream. 

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Harker Canyon 2

Location: N 39° 59.405, W 112°28.267
Elevation:  6432 ft
Aspect: NE
Site Description: 
MBlack sage, tall sage, scrub oak, juniper, short grasses 

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Hollow 01

Location: N 40° 22.553, W 112°33.059
Elevation:  6525 ft
Aspect: N-NE
Site Description: 
Mahogany, big sage, grasses, rabbit brush, vaccinium, juniper 

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Oak Brush 1

*2 Ticks found at this location, 1 Dermacentor, 1 Ixodes 2012

Location: N 40° 00.458, W 112°31.334
Elevation: 6685 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: 
more dense oak than South Pine, more grass, black sage, lots of lupine, farther up this canyon could be awesome, but the road gets a little tight and would be difficult to drive.

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Oak Brush 2

* 1 Dermacentor tick found 2012

Location: N 40° 00.176, W 112°31.408
Elevation: 6818 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: 
gamble oak, juniper, serviceberry, small grasses, sagebrush, black sage, lupine, arrowleaf balsamroot, super windy and stormy day, Oak here is taller and more densely concentrated than at South Pine 02.

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Manning Canyon 1

Location: N 40° 16.376, W 112°8.462
Elevation: 5271 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description:
Cheet grass and sagebrush.  Grass was green when originally dragged. Very dry site near mouth of Manning Canyon. 

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 Manning Canyon 2 

Location: N 40° 16.376, W 112° 8.477
Elevation: 6119 ft
Aspect: S-SE
Site Description: Gamble oak, juniper, sagebrush, grasses, pinion, rabbit brush.

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Manning Canyon 4

Location: N 40° 18.151, W 112° 09.875
Elevation: 5980 ft
Aspect: SW
Site Description:  Juniper, sagebrush, grasses, rocky soil.

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Manning Canyon 5

Location: N 40° 18.831, W 112° 11.055
Elevation: 6471 ft
Aspect: SE-E
Site Description: Oak, juniper, sagebrush, grasses, pinion, mahogany. -site too brushy to effectively drag

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Middle 1 

Location: N 40° 29.105, W 112°10.906
Elevation: 7522 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description:
 maple, cherry, black sagebrush, pine, aspen, sparse low-growing grasses, lamb's ear, purple flowers. Fairly steep aspect just off the road. Thought the cherry was low-growing oak, but turned out this elevation is oak-less.

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Middle  2

Location: N 40° 29.673, W 112°12.769
Elevation: 6534 ft
Aspect: S
Site Description:
 dense gamble oak groves with maple underneath, no sage, except on flat aspects that don't have oak. Lots of leaf litter and not much grass.

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Rush Valley

Location: N 40° 20.708, W 112° 32.966
Elevation: 5923 ft
Aspect: Flat-E 
Site Description: Clover Springs campground. Juniper, sagebrush, grasses, rabbit brush. Found a larval tick on me at this site.

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Settlement 1

Location: N 40° 30.697, W 112°17.936
Elevation: 5297 ft
Aspect: NW/NE
Site Description: 
gamble oak, tall and low-growing bush-like, sage, grasses, pretty dry, lots of arrowleaf balsamroot (in bloom)

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South Pine Canyon 1

Location: N 39° 59.220, W 112° 30.916
Elevation: 7086 ft
Aspect: SE
Site Description: Scrub oak, mountain mahogony, sagebrush, juniper. 

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South Pine Canyon 2    

* 34 Ixodes pacificus found at this site 2011,

*183 ticks found at this site Ixodes pacificus and Dermacentor andersoni 2012

* 6 Dermacenter ticks fount at this site 2013

Location: N 39° 59.985, W 112° 30.326 
Elevation: 6638 ft
Aspect: SE
Site Description: Scrub oak, grasses, sagebrush, juniper. 

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South Pine 3 

*1 Dermacentor found 2012

Location: N 39° 59.208, W 112°30.208
Elevation: 7173 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: 
gamble oak, juniper, serviceberry, small grasses, sagebrush, black sage, lupine, lots of arrowleaf balsamroot, drove deeper into the canyon to try the East-facing oaks. Super windy day. 

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South Pine 4 

Location: N 39° 59.0, W 112°30.740
Elevation: 6963 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: 
gamble oak, juniper, serviceberry, small grasses, sagebrush, black sage, lupine, lots of arrowleaf balsamroot, site is up the canyon from South Pine 02 site. 

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Sou Willow 

Location: N 40° 29.086, W 112°36.342
Elevation: 
7276 ft 
Aspect: S
Site Description: 
pine, juniper, aspen, maple, thick grasses, low-growing vegetation, sage, arrowleaf balsamroot, bluebells lots of campsites, drove all the way up the canyon - no oak at all. Dragged for 15 minutes just out of curiosity

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Stansbury 1

Location: N 40° 25.702, W 112° 34.594
Elevation: 6914 ft
Aspect: E-SE 
Site Description: Big Sage, grasses, aspen, maple, scrub oak, rabbit brush. Rocky. 

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Vernon Resivoir

Location: N 39° 59.122, W 112° 23.096
Elevation: 6146 ft
Aspect: NE 
Site Description: Sage brush, grasses, rabbit brush, juniper. Site SW of reservoir. 


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Vernon 1           

*9 ticks found, Dermacentor andersoni 2012

Location: N 40° 00.629, W 112° 30.448 
Elevation: 6232 ft
Aspect: N-NE 
Site Description: Gamble oak, grasses, juniper, service berry, big and black sages. Site is only .25-.5 mi. from the productive South Pine 2 site, but no Ixodes ticks. The sites appeared very similar in habitat type. 


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Eureka Area


Eureka 1

Location: N 39° 57.681, W 112° 5.455
Elevation: 6531 ft
Aspect: N-NE
Site Description:  Sagebrush, juniper, maple, grasses, rocky.

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Eureka 2

Location: N 39° 57.597, W 112° 34.594
Elevation:6914 ft
Aspect:E-SE
Site Description: Big sage, grasses, aspen, maple, rabbit brush, rocky. Site to the west of GPS point about 600 ft up on ridge.

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Packard 1

Location: N 39° 57.597, W 112° 34.594
Elevation:6914 ft
Aspect:E-SE
Site Description: Big sage, grasses, aspen, maple, rabbit brush, rocky. Site to the west of GPS point about 600 ft up on ridge.

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 Provo Canyon Area 


Canyon Glen

Location:  N 40° 19.762,  W 111° 37.251
Elevation: 4978 ft
Aspect: S

Site Description:   Oak, grasses,  maple, chokecherry, partially maintained landscape in park. Near Provo River.

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Provo Canyon 1

Location:  N 40° 19.627,  W 111° 38.703
Elevation: 5000 ft
Aspect: SW
Site Description: Grasses, legumes, scrub oak, sagebrush, box elder, cratageous, rabbit brush, chokecherry. Steep slopes.

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 Squaw Peak 1

Location: N 40° 18.512, W 111° 37.937
Elevation: 6171 ft
Aspect: Level ridge top
Site Description: Site is located along ridge top (Pullout on cutback on west side of road). Gamble oak, grasses, box elder, clover, legumes, mules ear, canyon maple.

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 Squaw Peak 2

Location: N 40° 18.2445, W 111° 37.162
Elevation: 6715 ft
Aspect: N-NW 
Site Description: Mixed gamble oak and canyon maple, grasses, mules ear, mint/catnip.

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 Vivian 1

Location: N 40° 20.870, W 111° 33.189
Elevation: 5424 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Grassy field by side of road. Box elder, dogwood, alder, willow. Field surrounded by shrubs and stream on one side.

 

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Squaw 01-13

Location: N 40° 19.518, W 111° 37.820
Elevation: 5107 ft
Aspect: N-flat
Site Description: Scrub oak, bigtooth maple, big sage, grasses

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 Squaw 02-13

Location: N 40° 18.201, W 111° 37.627
Elevation: 6577 ft
Aspect: W 
Site Description: Mixed gamble oak and bigtooth maple, grasses, mules ear

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Nunn 01

Location:  N 40° 20.286,  W 111° 36.534
Elevation: 5063 ft
Aspect: N

Site Description:   Box elder, solomon seal, wild rose, maintained grass

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Alpine 01-13

Location:  N 40° 28.980,  W 111° 45.018
Elevation: 5610 ft
Aspect: SW

Site Description:   Oak, maple, cherry, tall grasses, juniper, fir. Most of the area we dragged was occupied by grasses.

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Lehi Area


American Fork 01-2013

Location: N 40° 25.225, W 111° 52.113
Elevation: 4613 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: big sage, rabbit brush, willow, grasses.

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Lehi 01

Location: N 40° 24.830, W 111° 53.201
Elevation: 4543 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Sagebrush, grasses.  

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Lehi 02

Location: N 40° 25.049, W 111° 53.574
Elevation: 4499 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Grasses, wild-flowers, big sage 

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American Fork 1

Location: N 40° 25.427, W 111° 51.079
Elevation: 4896 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Sagebrush, rabbit brush, grasses. Site in American Fork neighborhood next to school and homes. 

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American Fork 2

Location: N 40° 25.505, W 111° 51.164
Elevation: 4742 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Grasses and dirt paths in field behind row of houses. 

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American Fork 3

Location: N 40° 20.870, W 111° 33.189
Elevation: 5424 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Grassy field by side of road. Box elder, dogwood, alder, willow. Field surrounded by shrubs and stream on one side.

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American Fork 4

Location: N 40° 20.870, W 111° 33.189
Elevation: 5424 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Grassy field by side of road. Box elder, dogwood, alder, willow. Field surrounded by shrubs and stream on one side.

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North Park

Location: N 40° 21.758, W 111° 51.449
Elevation: 4357 ft
Aspect: Level 
Site Description: Park. Manicured turf next to swamp. Located in Lehi just North of Utah Lake. Autumn olive, willow, and various grasses.

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 Willow Park

Location: N 40° 23.381, W 111° 46.271
Elevation: 4505 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description:  Lehi, Utah. Tall grass bordered by trees near river. Willow, Autumn Olive, grasses, and turf.

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Diamond Fork Area 


Three Forks

Location: N 40° 5.032, W 111° 21.311
Elevation:  5376 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Next to river. Canyon maple, cottonwood, willow, grasses, box elder, gamble oak. Drug trail across stream for .25 miles.

 

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 Diamond Fork 1

Location: N 40° 4.515, W 111° 25.415
Elevation:  5295 ft
Aspect: SE 
Site Description: Just off of Diamond Fork road to the East. Next to campground. Site next to the river. Sagebrush, rabbit brush, yarrow, blue stem, cratageous, cottonwoods by river.

 

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Diamond Fork 2

Location: N 40° 11.592, W 111° 20.611
Elevation: 6750 ft
Aspect: SE
Site Description: High elevation site near pass in Diamond Fork Canyon. Aspen, Gamble oak, grasses, lupine, snowberry, rabbit brush. Site located on both sides of the road.

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Diamond Fork 3

Location: N 40° 02.756, W 111° 28.597
Elevation:  5090 ft
Aspect: NE
Site Description: Oak, juniper, black sage, small sage, big sage, grasses

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 Wanrhodes 1

Location: N 40° 4.797, W 111° 25.935
Elevation: 5297
Aspect: SE 
Site Description: Grass, sagebrush, rabbit brush, gamble oak, hawthorn. Stream next to site.

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 Wanrhodes 2

Location: N 40° 5.248, W 111° 25.948
Elevation: 5414 ft
Aspect: S-SW
Site Description: Large grass field surrounded by gamble oak and juniper. Sage and rabbit brush in field. Grazed heavily by cattle.

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Spanish Fork Canyon to Soldier Summit


Spanish Fork

Location: N 40° 01.654, W 111°30.285
Elevation: 5036 ft
Aspect: S-level 
Site Description: Golden rod, grasses, forbs on the North side of dirt road. Willow, choke cherry.


 Dairy Fork

Location: N 39° 58.301, W 111° 20.300
Elevation: 5722 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Grass, sagebrush, bluestem meets juniper. Steam running next to field.


 Sheep Creek

Location: N 39° 58.839, W 111° 20.151
Elevation:  5819 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Off right side of Sheep Creek Road by forest service kiosk. Valley with stream. Sagebrush, grass, goes into juniper on the west facing slope. 


 Starvation

Location: N 39° 55.864, W 111° 12.163
Elevation: 6240 ft
Aspect: SE
Site Description: Sagebrush, rabbit brush, willows, grasses

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Price Area


Fish Creek 01

Location: N 39° 46.436, W 111°11.106
Elevation: 7639 ft
Aspect: N
Site Description:
 Oak, black sage, big sage, fir, spruces, aspen, grasses

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Fish Creek 02

Location: N 39° 46.438, W 111°11.973
Elevation:  7624 ft
Aspect: N
Site Description:
 Oak, fir, spruce, cherry, short grasses

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Argyle 01

Location: N 39° 53.079, W 110°44.894
Elevation: 8730 ft
Aspect: SE
Site Description:
 Fir, aspen, black sage, tall sage, small sage. 

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Mt. Nebo Area


Nebo Loop 1

Location: N 39° 54.121, W 111° 40.372
Elevation: 8357 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description: High elevation site off of Nebo Loop Road. Lupine was blooming (In Harker the Lupine was blooming when we caught Ixodes). Site was in aspen, fireweed, lupine, grasses.


  Nebo Loop 2

Location: N 39° 54.421, W 111° 38.996
Elevation: 8390 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description: Lupine, snowberry, Douglass fir, sagebrush, clover, bluestem, chokecherry,. Meadow off Nebo Loop road; Lupine in bloom.


 Nebo Loop 3

Location: N 39°55.475, W 111° 37.870
Elevation: 8078 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description: Grassy field off Nebo Loop Road. Aspen, Douglass fir, bluestem, snowberry, bluebells.


 Nebo Loop 4

Location: N 39° 55.474, W 111° 37.873
Elevation: 6055 ft
Aspect: S-SW
Site Description:  Scrub and gamble oak, canyon maple, bluestem, sagebrush.

 

 Santaquin Canyon

Location: N 39° 56.308, W 111° 46.023
Elevation: 5561 ft
Aspect: S-SW
Site Description: Dry foothills of Santaquin Canyon. Tall bluestem and legumes. Gamble oak, boxelder, tumbleweed, occasional sagebrush.

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 Levan 01

* 1 Dermacentor tick found in 2013

Location: N 39°33.563 W 111°47.375
Elevation: 5961 ft
Aspect: N-NW
Site Description: Juniper, gamble oak, manzanita, big sage, grasses, ground was very bare.

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Levan 02

Location: N 39°33.988 W 111°46.044
Elevation:  6266 ft
Aspect: SW
Site Description: Gamble oak, juniper, big sage, grasses

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Pinery 01

Location: N 39°39.944 W 111°46.020
Elevation: 7078 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description: Bigtooth maple, fir, gamble oak, grasses

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Pinery 02

Location: N 39°39.872 W 111°47.062
Elevation:  6519 ft
Aspect: N-NW
Site Description: Gamble oak, grasses, sage, bigtooth maple

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St. George Area


Beaver Dam 1

Location: N 37° 05.724, W 113° 50.985
Elevation: 4626 ft
Aspect: S
Site Description: Cheat grass, rabbit brush, juniper, yucca, mormon tea, live oak, fairly open site.

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Beaver Dam 2

Location: N 37° 05.365, W 113° 56.069
Elevation: 3835 ft
Aspect: SE
Site Description: Rabbit Brush, joshua trees, other desert vegetation. Site to west side of road in drainage. 

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Beaver Dam 3

Location: N 37° 08.901, W 113° 54.844
Elevation: 4823 ft 
Aspect: E
Site Description: Sage brush, juniper, flax, mormon tea, live oak, juniper. 

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Beaver Dam 4

Location:  N 37° 05.793, W 113° 48.923
Elevation: 4975 ft
Aspect: NE
Site Description: Cheat grass, rabbit brush, juniper, manzanita, live oak.

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Bloomington

Location: N 37° 03.163, W 113° 35.969
Elevation: 2492 ft
Aspect: Flat
Site Description: Willow, grasses, other unfamiliar vegetation. Sites poor for dragging.

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Gunlock 1

Location: N 37° 15.401, W 113° 46.207
Elevation:3658 ft 
Aspect: W
Site Description: Rabbit Brush, juniper, monkey puzzle. Site to west of road.

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Massacre 1

Location: N 37° 28.661, W 113° 37.829
Elevation: 5902 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description: Gamble oak, sage brush, juniper. Site NW of parking lot of Mt. Meadows Massacre site.

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Red Cliffs

Location: N 37° 13.401, W 113° 20.061
Elevation: 3283 ft 
Aspect: S
Site Description: Grasses, rabbit Brush, sage brush, sand substrate. Site to E-SE of trail-head parking.

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Snow Canyon 1

Location: N 37° 13.121, W 113° 38.223
Elevation: 3785 ft
Aspect: Flat
Site Description:Rabbit Brush, yucca, other desert vegetation.

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St. George

Location: N 37° 04.566, W 113° 34.677
Elevation:2498 ft
Aspect: Flat
Site Description:Grasses, rabbit Brush, salt ceader, spiny plants, sandy.

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Cedar City Area


Coal Creek 1

Location: N 37° 40.375, W 113° 1.089
Elevation: 6143 ft
Aspect: SW
Site Description: Juniper, scrub oak, rabbit brush, mt. mahagony.

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Enterprise Area


Enterprise 1

Location:  N 37° 30.854, W 113° 51.077
Elevation: 5722 ft
Aspect: W-SW
Site Description: Grasses, sagebrush, juniper, rocky. Site E of road junction.

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Enterprise 2

*2 Ixodes found 2011

Location: N 37° 31.827, W 113° 50.948
Elevation: 5628 ft
Aspect: SE
Site Description: Gamble oak, sagebrush, rabbit brush, juniper. Site SW of Bridge about 600 ft. 

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 Pine Valley 1

Location: N 37° 24.977, W 113° 34.315
Elevation: 5913 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description: Grasses, juniper, pinyon, mt. mahagony, mormon tea, sage brush. Site located W of 035 on dirt road (022).

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Pine Valley 2

Location: N 37° 25.312, W 113° 33.529
Elevation: 6098 ft
Aspect: Flat
Site Description: Juniper, pinyon, sage brush. 

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 Sand Grove 1

Location: N 37° 18.646, W 113° 41.697
Elevation:4638 ft 
Aspect: S
Site Description: Cheet grasses, rabbit brush, sage brush, tumble weed. Site on access road to the north of road.

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Zion Area


Kolob 1

Location:  N 37° 15.141, W 113° 8.181
Elevation: 3832 ft
Aspect: Flat
Site Description: Cottonwood trees, rabbit brush, grasses. Sandy soil. Next to stream.

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Kolob 2

Location: N 37° 18.756, W 113° 6.542
Elevation: 5842 ft 
Aspect: E
Site Description: Scrub oak, sage brush, grasses. Sandy soil. 

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Smith Mesa 1

Location: N 37° 17.465, W 113° 7.142
Elevation:5255 ft 
Aspect: S
Site Description: Scrub oak, pinyon, juniper, rabbit brush, live oak, grasses. Rocky soil. 

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Salt Lake Area


Big Cottonwood 1

*5 Dermacentor 2012

Location: N 40° 38.101, W 111° 43.466
Elevation: 6228 ft
Aspect: S/level
Site Description: Slope- Black sage, juniper, mahagony, oak, grasses. Lots of stone, steep slope. Level area: along stream: Doug-fir, White-fir, grasses (Dermacentors found here, one lost in vial transfer) 

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Big Cottonwood 2

*1 Dermacentor 2012

Location: N 40° 37.342, W 111° 45.049
Elevation: 5456 ft
Aspect: N
Site Description: Site located on top of cliff next to pull out. "Remnants of an ancient sea" Gamble oak, grasses, juniper, mahagony, black sage. 

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Emmigration Canyon

*1 Dermacentor 2012

Location: N 40° 46.563, W 111° 43.056
Elevation: 6310 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Exposed ,Exposed hilltop overlooking a lake. Sage brush, rabbit brush, grasses, oak, maple, very few juniper 

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Emigration 01

Location:  N 40° 46.489, W 111° 43.100
Elevation: 6247 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description: big sage, small, tall grasses, oak, short grasses

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Tanner

Location: N 40° 24.794, W 111° 53.801
Elevation: 4457 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: oak, grasses, sagebrush (big). Dog Park

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Little 01

Location: N 40° 34.331, W 111° 43.600
Elevation:  6565 ft
Aspect: S
Site Description: Maple, oak, fir, cherry, short grasses

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Big 01-13

Location: N 40° 38.951, W 111° 38.866
Elevation:  7333 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Douglas fir, grasses, big sage, coyote willow 

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Delta Area


Chicken 1

Location:  N 39° 32.689, W 111° 47.562
Elevation: 5833 ft
Aspect: N
Site Description: Oak, maple, manzanita, small grasses, choke cherry, juniper, Pretty brushy, lots of loose rock, it has potential and farther up the canyon there is probably more oak territory.

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Pahuant 1

Location:  N 39° 12.243, W 112° 9.856
Elevation: 5948 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description: Oak, sage brush, small grasses, Very dry site; vegetation looked favorable but site was drier than more productive sites.

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Oak City 1

*1 Ixodes found here 2012

Location: N 39° 21.360, W 112° 12.392
Elevation: 6939 ft 
Aspect: Flat-W
Site Description: Ground cover mostly large, thick-leaved grass with some smaller grasses mixed in. White fir, juniper, oak, pinyon, sage brush 

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Oak City 2

*2 Ixodes found here 2012

Location: N 39° 21.732, W 112° 14.122
Elevation: 5842 ft 
Aspect: Level, SW
Site Description: Pinyon, juniper, sage brush, thick and thin grasses, oak, more sage than at site Oak 1. Finding ticks in corridors between trees with small grasses 

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Oak City 3

Location: N 39° 20.779, W 112° 17.599
Elevation: 5779 ft 
Aspect: NW
Site Description: Short oak, sage, grasses

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Oak City 4

Location: N 39° 17.694, W 112° 6.648
Elevation: 6665 ft 
Aspect: W
Site Description: Oak, pinyon, sage brush, grasses. Really thick site with sage and oak. Also thick, longer grass types in some places. 

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Oak City 5

Location: N 39° 21.278, W 112° 11.965
Elevation: 7156 ft 
Aspect: N
Site Description: Oak, sage, lupine (in bloom), grasses, maple, juniper, lots of dried leaves on the ground. 

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Oak City 6

Location: N 39° 21.336, W 112° 11.700
Elevation: 7276 ft 
Aspect: SW
Site Description: Oak, juniper, cherry, lupine, sage, grasses, this was a very dry site with lots of dirt

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Oak City 7

Location: N 39° 21.365, W 112° 13.216
Elevation: 6739 ft 
Aspect: Level
Site Description: This site was just off the road on the North side. It had a lot of small enclosed pathways that I thought would be ideal. oak, sage, juniper, grasses. 

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Pass 01

Location: N 39° 30.443, W 112° 12.582
Elevation: 5683 ft 
Aspect: N
Site Description: Indian paintbrush, bluestem, cheatgrass, phlox, and other grasses. It appeared to have been a site of a wildfire a few years ago.

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Ogden Area


Ogden 1

Location:  N 41° 9.933, W 111° 55.284
Elevation: 5177 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description:  Sage, oak, maple, cherry, grasses - pretty sparse on the slope but thick below in the gully, thistle, balsamroot, A vacant lot hugging the foothills in an Ogden community.

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Summit & Wasatch Area


Deer

*4 Dermacentor found here 2012

Location:  N 40° 37.76, W 111° 26.863
Elevation: 6552 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: Oak, sagebrush, vaccinium, cherry, lots of mixed grasses, very brushy in understory, oaks just beginning to leaf out 

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Deer Crest 01

Location:  N 40°37.503 W 111°26.537
Elevation: 6516 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: Oak, sagebrush, aquatic grasses, tall grass

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Heber 1

*38 Dermacentor found here 2012

Location:  N 40° 28.731, W 111° 18.043
Elevation: 7179 ft
Aspect: SW
Site Description: Scrub oak, sagebrush, grasses 

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Central Creek 01

*8 Dermacentor found here 2013

Location:  N 40° 27.990, W 111° 13.336
Elevation: 8395 ft
Aspect: S
Site Description: Scrub oak, sagebrush, grasses, fir 

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Clyde Creek 01

Location:  N 40°13.653 W 111°12.131
Elevation: 7713 ft
Aspect: N
Site Description: Oak, small sage, black sage, short grasses

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Currant Creek 01

Location:  N 40°19.955 W 111°02.840
Elevation:  7661 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: Oak, aspen, short grasses, big sage, small sage, black sage, fir

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Francis-01

Location:  N 40° 33.895, W 110° 09.115
Elevation: 7302 ft
Aspect: S,SE
Site Description: Aspen, Oak, large grasses, lupine, vaccinium, big sage, indian paint brush, juniper

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Jordanelle 1

*11 Dermacentor found here 2012

Location:  N 40° 20.972, W 111° 16.185
Elevation: 6421 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description: Oak, sage brush, grasses, vaccinium, appears to be perfect habitat for ixodes ticks 

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Jordanelle 2

Location:  N 40° 40.325, W 111° 24.436
Elevation: 6721 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description: Sage, oak, grasses, cherry, lupine, very similar to sites we have been catching ticks

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Mill Hollow-01

Location:  N 40° 29.503, W 111° 06.221
Elevation: 8894 ft
Aspect: S,SW
Site Description: Sup-alpine Fir, spruce, lupine, bluebells, big sage, short grasses

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Mudcreek 01

Location:  N 40° 12.223, W 111° 12.474
Elevation:  8002 ft
Aspect: N
Site Description: Oak, short grasses, fir 

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Park City 01

Location:  N 40° 41.710, W 111° 28.180
Elevation: 6646 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description: big sage, small sage, grasses

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Parleys

*1 Dermacentor albipicutus found here 2012

Location:  N 40° 45.016, W 111° 37.332
Elevation: 6985 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description: Oak, thick trees, cherry, gooseberry (vaccinium), sage brush, service berry, lots of thick-bladed grasses, not many pathways 

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Soapstone-01

Location:  N 40° 31.880, W 111° 02.711
Elevation: 9070 ft
Aspect: S
Site Description: Aspen, fir, bluebells, short grasses, tall grasses, forbs, ribes

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Soapstone-02

Location:  N 40° 32.484, W 111° 01.587
Elevation: 8649 ft
Aspect: N
Site Description: Aspen, fir, big sage, tall grasses, short grasses

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Strawberry

Location:  N 40° 14.268, W 111° 9.481
Elevation: 7611 ft
Aspect: Level-W
Site Description:  Sage brush, grasses, close to reservoir, wetlands area

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Strawberry River 01

Location:  N 40° 16.972, W 111° 13.689
Elevation: 7790 ft
Aspect: S
Site Description: big sage, small sage, black sage, aspen, short grasses

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Oakley Area 1

Location:  N 40° 44.542, W 111° 06.032
Elevation: 7674 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: Sage, low-growth cherry, pine, aspen, fairly dense grasses, no oak anywhere on the site

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Oakley Area 2

Location:  N 41° 9.933, W 111° 55.284
Elevation: 6810 ft
Aspect: S
Site Description: A mix of a lot of things - oak, thistle, juniper, grasses, maple, other small flowers, oak was low-growing and difficult to drag through. Steep site. 

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Uinta Area 1

*15 Dermacentor andersoni found here 2012

Location:  N 40° 20.971, W 111° 16.188
Elevation: 7153 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description: Aspen, sage brush, oak (high on slope intermixed with aspen) vaccinium 

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Uinta Area 2

Location:  N 40° 37.650, W 111° 12.084
Elevation: 6928 ft
Aspect: SE
Site Description: Oak, sage, arrowleaf balsamroot, a little grass, low-growth cherry or something like it. A few juniper.

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Uinta Area 3

Location:  N 40° 43.279, W 110° 52.116
Elevation: 10389 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Pine, low-growing grasses and other plants that I don't know. Located at Butterfly lake campground

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Uinta Area 4

Location:  N 40° 54.310, W 110° 48.203
Elevation: 8619 ft
Aspect: Level/E
Site Description: Sage, grasses, aspen, pine, no oak, right off of the side of the road - lots of dead branches made dragging difficult

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Uinta Area 5 

Location:  N 40° 53.151, W 110° 47.760
Elevation: 8704 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description: Sage, low-growth cherry, aspen, grasses, pine, lupine, indian paint brush

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Uinta Area 6

Location:  N 40° 55.756, W 110° 45.385
Elevation: 8826 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description:  Sage, oak, maple, cherry, grasses - pretty sparse on the slope but thick below in the gully, thistAspen, pine, thick grasses, no sage. Lots of broken branches on the ground

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Uinta Area 7

Location:  N 40° 42.020, W 110° 53.355
Elevation: 10089 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Pine, grasses, lots of pine needle litter, small yellow flowers, small blue flowers, no sage, no aspen, site is next to Mirror Lake

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Uintah Site 01-2013

Location:  N 40° 37.522, W 111° 08.089
Elevation: 7595 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description:  Cherry, aspen, juniper, oak, vaccinium, indian paintbrush, small grasses, thick grasses, forbs, big sage

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Uintah Site 02-2013

Location:  N 40° 37.075, W 111° 05.050
Elevation: 8595 ft
Aspect: Level/S
Site Description: Aspen, spruce, forbs, corn lily, bluebells, vaccinium

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Uintah Site 03-2013

Location:  N 40° 35.571, W 111° 00.316
Elevation: 8096 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Lodgepole pine, aspen, rose, solomon's seal berry, mixed grasses, service berry

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Uintah Site 04-2013

Location:  N 40° 41.851, W 110° 55.505
Elevation: 10476 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description:  Short grasses, corn lily spruce, alpine

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Wasatch State Park

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Wendover Area


Deep Creek

Location:  N 39° 52.717, W 113° 49.057
Elevation: 6101 ft
Aspect: SE/E
Site Description: Dusty site, juniper, sage, pinyon, dry grasses, no oak. Very dusty site, this entire mountain range is the same. 

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Cache County Area


Elbow 01

Location:  N 41° 43.858, W 111° 37.000
Elevation:  6795 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description: Black sage, tall sage, aspen, juniper, fir, aquatic plants

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Temple Fork 01

Location:  N 41° 48.740, W 111° 34.130
Elevation:  6289 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description:  Black sage, tall sage, short grass, aspen,

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Right Creek 01

Location:  N 41° 46.491, W 111° 36.599
Elevation:  5514 ft
Aspect: NE
Site Description: Black sage, short and tall grasses, aspen, maple

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Cowley Canyon 01

Location:  N 41° 46.077, W 111° 37.202
Elevation:  5803 ft
Aspect: NW
Site Description:  Black sage, oak, juniper, aspen, small grasses.

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Beaver 01

Location:  N 41° 58.380, W 111° 31.891
Elevation:  7075 ft
Aspect: S
Site Description: Black sage, short and tall grasses, aspen, spruce

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Swan 01

Location:  N 41° 57.440, W 111° 29.250
Elevation:  7731 ft
Aspect: SW
Site Description:  Black sage, spruce, aspen, short grasses, sparse cherry

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South Sink 01

Location:  N 41° 54.350, W 111° 28.736
Elevation:  7760 ft
Aspect: SW
Site Description: Black sage, short grasses, aspen, pine, spruce

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Elk Ridge 01

Location:  N 41° 40.962, W 111° 31.205
Elevation:  6643 ft
Aspect: S
Site Description:  Black sage, short grasses,juniper, aspen

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Gorge Canyon 01

Location:  N 41° 42.716, W 111° 27.423
Elevation:  6988 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description:  Tall sage, black sage, grasses

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Porcupine 01

Location:  N 41° 31.177, W 111° 43.624
Elevation: 5404 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description:  Maple, junipers, grasses

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South Canyon 01

Location:  N 41° 27.113, W 111° 49.890
Elevation:  5581 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description:  Tall sage, juniper, maple, aspen, grasses

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Cold Waters 01

Location:  N 41° 22.851, W 111° 55.091
Elevation: 5957 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description:  Fir, maple, grasses

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Shenoah 01

Location:  N 41° 36.193, W 111° 33.655
Elevation:  5088 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description:  Site was a maintained picnic area.  Maples and grasses

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Hard Ranch 01

*Found 1 Dermacentor tick in 2013

Location:  N 41° 36.193, W 111° 33.655
Elevation: 5618 ft
Aspect: N
Site Description:  Black sage, tall sage, juniper, grasses

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Tony Grove 01

Location:  N 41° 53.690, W 111° 38.537
Elevation:  8040 ft
Aspect: E
Site Description: Black sage, tall sage, spruce, aspen, grasses, aquatic plants

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Franklin 01

* Found 2 Dermacentor ticks in 2013

Location:  N 41° 57.048, W 111° 35.009
Elevation: 6939 ft
Aspect: W
Site Description:  Black sage, aspen, spruce, fir, grasses

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Raft River Range


One Mile 01-13

Location:  N 41° 56.934, W 113° 28.140
Elevation: 6840 ft
Aspect: SE
Site Description: Aspen, service berry, juniper, grasses,big sage, pinyon, douglas fir, true fir

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Raft 01-13

*5 Dermacentor found at this site in 2013

Location:  N 41° 57.253, W 113° 19.156
Elevation: 6184 ft
Aspect: Level
Site Description: Aspen, alder, tall grass, short grass, big sage, black sage, service berry

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