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Bird Populations Of The Wasatch Foothills, Delwyn G. Berett Aug 1958

Bird Populations Of The Wasatch Foothills, Delwyn G. Berett

Theses and Dissertations

One of the more interesting and unique of the natural habitats in the state of Utah is its chaparral zone, extending along the western foothills of the Wasatch Range. The purpose of this study has been to make an analysis of the bird population of this region in order to determine the comparative abundance of the species, their seasonal distribution within the area, and their ecological preferences.


Cost Of Marketing Utah Lambs At Alternative Markets, Norman E. Wright May 1958

Cost Of Marketing Utah Lambs At Alternative Markets, Norman E. Wright

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Importance of lamb marketings

The production and marketing of lambs is important in Utah's economy. In 1956, Utah ranked fifth in the United States in lambs produced and saved, with 1,038,000 head produced and 840,000 marketed for consumption, table 1. Cash receipts from the lamb marketings during the year amounted to over 10 million dollars, and in addition, the state's economy benefited through revenues, employment, and raw materials which were provided by the lamb industry.

Marketing decisions

Lamb producers and handlers are faced with many decisions in marketing their lambs. They not only must decide ...


The Phytoplankton Of The Logan River, Utah, A Mountain Stream, William J. Clark May 1958

The Phytoplankton Of The Logan River, Utah, A Mountain Stream, William J. Clark

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The voluminous limnological literature contains few studies of mountain streams. Though there are a few papers on the benthic algae (see Budde 1928, Raabe 1951) only Pennak (1943) reports year-round quantitative data on the phytoplankton. Brinley (1950) gives some phytoplankton information in a summer study of streams in Rocky Mountain National Park.


The Natural Reproduction Of The Cutthroat Trout, Salmo Clarki Richardson, In Strawberry Reservoir, Utah, William S. Platts May 1958

The Natural Reproduction Of The Cutthroat Trout, Salmo Clarki Richardson, In Strawberry Reservoir, Utah, William S. Platts

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Strawberry Reservoir, Utah is an 8.000 acre lake at the elevation of 7,550 feet; it has a maximum depth of 52 feet and an average depth of 18 feet. The supply of cutthroat trout eggs used to replenish and distribute this trout throughout the state are taken from two spawning traps located on reservoir tributaries. Because it has not proven economical to raise cutthroat to a larger size than newly hatched fry, it is at this site they are planted. Because of competition, predation, and lack of space the planting back of fry to maintain the fishery and ...


The Cattle Industry Of San Juan County, Utah, 1875-1900, Franklin D. Day Jan 1958

The Cattle Industry Of San Juan County, Utah, 1875-1900, Franklin D. Day

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to learn the reasons for the movement of cattle Into San Juan County, Utah, the development of the Industry, and its contribution to the growth of the county.

The few written accounts in existence of the cattle industry in San Juan are brief and found in widely separate areas. The whole and complete account will likely never be written, but there is need for gathering as much of the scattered information as possible.

A study of the early history of the inhabitants of San Juan was made, along with an examination of the geography ...