This project was initiated in response to epidemic spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) activity across approximately 24,597 acres of National Forest System lands within the southern portion of the Wasatch Plateau (Townships 19, 20, and 21 South; Range 4 East; SLM). The South Manti project area is located on the Manti-La Sal National Forest approximately 45 miles southwest of Price, Utah.
United States Forest Service, "South Manti Timber Salvage Final Environmental Impact Statement" (2000). Final environmental Impact Statements (UT). Paper 2.