General Information Project: SEKI Wilderness Meadows Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Monday, July 10, 2017Meadow Name: Williams MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM002632Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: Upper KingElevation: 2,444mLand Ownership: Kings Canyon National ParkHydrogeomorphic Type: Discharge slope peatland Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Slightly ImpactedGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Slightly ImpactedAssessment Points: 22 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: YesComments on Restoration: Log and log/rock check dams Additional Observations Headcut Present: NoAspen Trees Present: YesBeavers: NoFish Observed: No Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: NoHoof Prints on Banks: No Human Impacts Trail: NoEvidence of OHV use: NoRoad: NoCorral: NoBuilding: NoVehical Access: No Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: NoAdjacent Bridge: NoAdjacent Road: NoAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 2%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 1% Comments General Comments: • Relatively close to trailhead in wilderness. • Sheet flow across meadow except small amount incised channel at lower and upper end. • Gully at lower end, vegetated and stable. • Meadow had tons of toads - see photos. • Check dams locally affect water elevation but gully stability seems stopped by stable vegetation no associated with the check dam. • Surface flow across entire meadow except at top and bottom part with channel. Abundant seeps along meadow edges. •Hydrogeomorphic Types present: discharge slope (based on peat), riparian low gradient (channel in and out).