General Information Assessment Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2016Meadow Name: Wilson Ranch MeadowAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: South Fork AmericanElevation: 2,023mSlope: 5.0ºLand Ownership: Eldorado National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Moderately ImpactedGullies: Heavily ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Slightly ImpactedVegetation Cover: Moderately ImpactedBare Ground: Heavily ImpactedEncroachment: Moderately ImpactedAssessment Points: 11 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: YesComments on Restoration: Cattle exclosure fencing. Highly visible meadow. Part is private. Smaller channel is heavily impacted and doesn't carry much water. Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 1Ponds Present: NoAspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: NoFish Observed: Yes Human Impacts Building: YesVehical Access: Yes Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: YesAdjacent Bridge: YesAdjacent Road: YesAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 1%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 5% Comments General Comments: Exclosure fencing around main channel indicates past grazing, but no current signs. Exact private property boundary is unclear. Tributary to S Fork Silver Creek that runs through meadow is deeply incised and actively eroding.