General Information Project: SEKI Wilderness Meadows Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017Meadow Name: Colby MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM005446Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: Upper San JoaquinElevation: 2,957mLand Ownership: Kings Canyon National ParkHydrogeomorphic Type: Riparian low gradient Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Slightly ImpactedGullies: Moderately ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionBare Ground: Slightly ImpactedEncroachment: Slightly ImpactedAssessment Points: 19 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: YesComments on Restoration: 10 checkdams. Conifer cut downs. See photos. Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 1Aspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: NoFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: YesHoof 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: 0%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 1% Comments General Comments: •Wilderness setting: 15 mile hike. Meadow next to trail (PCT). • Restoration localized to gully running through middle of meadow and cut down of encroaching trees. Hand labor to make check dams. •Sandpipers present - likely spotted sandpiper. •Hydrogeomorphic types present: riparian low gradient, discharge slope.