General Information Assessment Date: Monday, June 27, 2016Meadow Name: Bassi Fork MeadowAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: South Fork AmericanElevation: 2,033mLand Ownership: Eldorado National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Heavily ImpactedGullies: Slightly ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Moderately ImpactedBare Ground: Heavily ImpactedEncroachment: Moderately ImpactedAssessment Points: 13 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: YesComments on Restoration: Cattle exclusion, possible conifer removal, old rock and concrete check dams in main channel. Old road could provide access, but ~1 mile from current road. Main channel is deep and wide. Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 1Ponds Present: NoAspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: NoFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: YesHoof 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: YesAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 3%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 10% Comments General Comments: Possibly horse dung. Old road adjacent to meadow is currently a trail. Possible restoration efforts (old). Lots of cleared trees, maybe encroached conifer removal.