General Information Project: SEKI Wilderness Meadows Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2017Meadow Name: Sheep Camp MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM002444Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: Upper KingElevation: 2,521mLand Ownership: Kings Canyon National ParkHydrogeomorphic Type: Riparian low gradient Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Moderately ImpactedGullies: Slightly ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Moderately ImpactedBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Moderately ImpactedAssessment Points: 17 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: NoComments on Restoration: -Wilderness, on trail. -Check historic extent+channel conditions (1/2 of channel through meadow appears incised with terraces above and extensive conifer in meadow and 1 tributary is gullied leading into meadow). -Several trails cross meadow area. Smaller gully maybe small enough for check dams. Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 2Aspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: NoFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: NoHoof 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: NoAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 0%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 7% Comments General Comments: -Did not relocate SMCC check dams. -Not sure if dry section near trail junction is historic dry meadow. -UCD polygon underestimates meadow. -Hydrogeomorphic Types present: riparian low gradient, dry, subsurface (small meadow terrace).