Sheep Camp Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Meadow Name: 
Sheep Camp Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
2,521m
Hydrogeomorphic Type: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Moderately Impacted
Gullies: 
Slightly Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Moderately Impacted
Bare Ground: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Assessment Points: 
17
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Comments 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: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
2
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Beavers: 
No
Fish Observed: 
Yes
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
No
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
Evidence of OHV use: 
No
Road: 
No
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Vehical Access: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
No
Adjacent 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).

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