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West Desert Spotted Frog Project

Wetland Restoration

The Partners Program has worked with the landowner to construct a fence around a spring area to protect the water source and emergent vegetation from cattle impacts while providing the landowner a supply of water for livestock and a way to flood irrigate the wet meadow areas during the winter.

before construction photo
Before construction.
photo showing a dike being constructed
During construction.
photo showing the completed dike
Newly constructed dike.
project completion photo
Completed project.

Spotted Frog Survey

photo of the University crew standing beside a pond
The crew from Utah Department of Natural Resources completes
a yearly census of the property for spotted frog egg masses.

Spotted frog egg mass  
Spotted frog
Egg mass and spotted frog.

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