General Information Project: SEKI Wilderness Meadows Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017Meadow Name: Lovelace MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM002367Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: Upper KingElevation: 2,664mLand Ownership: Kings Canyon National ParkHydrogeomorphic Type: Discharge slope Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Heavily ImpactedGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Moderately ImpactedVegetation Cover: Moderately ImpactedBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Moderately ImpactedAssessment Points: 15 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: NoComments on Restoration: -Wilderness, close to trail. -Gullies in main channel are biggest impact, check historic channel conditions. -Higher gradient stem with more energy may make check dams difficult. -Conifer encroachment throughout. Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 3Ponds Present: NoAspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: 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: 0%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 1% Comments General Comments: -Sloped meadow with many seeps and springs and conifers throughout. Heavy conifer cover in some areas. -Stream is high gradient above meadow and mid-low gradient in meadow. -Gully depth varies throughout, including one section of wider terraced meadow. -Hydrogeomorphic types present: discharge slope, riparian low gradient, riparian mid gradient.