General Information Project: SEKI Wilderness Meadows Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Friday, July 14, 2017Meadow Name: Scaffold MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM002543Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: Upper KingElevation: 2,243mLand Ownership: Kings Canyon National ParkHydrogeomorphic Type: Discharge slope Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Natural ConditionGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Slightly ImpactedBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Heavily ImpactedAssessment Points: 20 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: NoComments on Restoration: -Easy access from ranger station. No large impacts observed other than encroachment. -Check historic extent for encroachment. -Wilderness setting. -Check historic channels. Additional Observations Headcut Present: NoAspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: NoFish Observed: No Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: YesStubble: 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: 20% Comments General Comments: -Unsure of true meadow extent UCD polygon inaccurate. Close to trail and stock camp. Numerous horse trails observed. -Northern-most disconnected polygon is very wet with high organic matter on discharge slope. -Hydrogeomorphic types present: discharge slope, subsurface low-mid gradient, discharge slope peatland.