General Information Project: SEKI Wilderness Meadows Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2017Meadow Name: Grand Palace HotelMeadow Reference: UCDSNM002143Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: Upper KingElevation: 2,753mLand Ownership: Kings Canyon National ParkHydrogeomorphic Type: Discharge slope peatland Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Natural ConditionGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Moderately ImpactedAssessment Points: 22 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: NoComments on Restoration: -Wilderness setting Additional Observations Headcut Present: NoAspen Trees Present: YesBeavers: NoFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: 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: 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.