This soil survey contains information that affects land use planning in this survey area. It contains predictions of soil behavior for selected land uses. The survey also highlights soil limitations, improvements needed to overcome the limitations and the impact of selected land uses on the environment. This soil survey is designed for many different users. Farmers, ranchers, foresters and agronomists can use it to evaluate the potential of the soil and the management needed for maximum food and fiber production. Planners, community officials, engineers, developers, builders and home buyers can use the survey to plan land use, select sites for construction and identify special practices needed to ensure proper performance. Conservationists, teachers, students and specialists in recreation, wildlife management, waste disposal and pollution control can use the survey to help them understand, protect and enhance the environment.
United States Department of Agriculture and Natural REsources Conservation Service, "Soil Survey of Grand Staircase- Escalante National Monument Area, Parts of Kane and Garfield Counties, Utah" (2003). All U.S. Government Documents (Utah Regional Depository). Paper 410.