Grand Palace Hotel Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Meadow Name: 
Grand Palace Hotel
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
2,753m
Hydrogeomorphic Type: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Bare Ground: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Assessment Points: 
22
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Comments on Restoration: 
-Wilderness setting
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
Yes
Beavers: 
No
Fish Observed: 
Yes
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
Yes
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
No
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: 
1%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
10%
Comments
General Comments: 
-Bank height 2-4 ft on main channel but did not appear incised so scored 4. -Lots of downed conifer due to avalanches. -Meadow is sloped and fed by tributaries and groundwater separate from main channel. -Fish in small tributaries. -Hydrogeomorphic Types present: discharge slope peatland, discharge slope, riparian high gradient.

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