Unnamed SW of Granite Chief Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Meadow Name: 
Unnamed SW of Granite Chief
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Elevation: 
2,317m
Slope: 
11.0ยบ
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Slightly Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Moderately Impacted
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Assessment Points: 
18
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Comments on Restoration: 
Wilderness area; accessible by trail, but 6 mile hike.
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Beavers: 
No
Fish Observed: 
Yes
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
No
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
Evidence of OHV use: 
No
Road: 
No
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Vehical Access: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
No
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
1%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
60%
Comments
General Comments: 
Large, dry flat area with almost no vegetation. Unsure of historic meadow; see photos. Lower section (lowest West) has largest meadow section; other sections are primarily willow and alder. Much of meadow covered by corn lily and looks disturbed.