General Information Assessment Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2016Meadow Name: Unnamed SW of Granite ChiefAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: North Fork AmericanElevation: 2,317mSlope: 11.0ºLand Ownership: Tahoe National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Natural ConditionGullies: Slightly ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Moderately ImpactedEncroachment: Slightly ImpactedAssessment Points: 18 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: NoComments on Restoration: Wilderness area; accessible by trail, but 6 mile hike. Additional Observations Headcut Present: NoPonds Present: NoAspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: NoFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: NoHoof Prints on Banks: No Human Impacts Trail: YesEvidence of OHV use: NoRoad: NoCorral: NoBuilding: NoVehical Access: No Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: NoAdjacent Bridge: NoAdjacent Road: NoAdjacent 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.