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Cedar Breaks National Monument

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The overall objective of this research is to develop a comprehensive vegetation classification and management system for Cedar Breaks National Monument. Specific Objectives are: 1. To complete an inventory of current community types, habitat types, distribution of rare of endangered plant species and the potential habitat for these same species, and the distribution and dynamics of exotic plant species found inside the Monunent; and 2. To develop an ecologically-based landscape succession model to serve as a comprehensive predictive tool for use in managing the vegetation resources in Cedar Breaks National Monument.