General Information Project: SEKI Wilderness Meadows Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Monday, July 17, 2017Meadow Name: Comanche MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM002509Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: Upper KingElevation: 2,373mLand Ownership: Kings Canyon National ParkHydrogeomorphic Type: Discharge slope peatland Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Moderately ImpactedGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Moderately ImpactedAssessment Points: 20 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: NoComments on Restoration: -Wilderness setting, directly adjacent to trail, 6 miles from trailhead. -Impacts concentrated on southern edge of meadow in gully. Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 6Aspen Trees Present: YesBeavers: NoFish Observed: No Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: YesStubble: NoDung in Channel: YesHoof 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: 8% Comments General Comments: -A number of small, still vegetated horse trails. - Some mammal burrows in drier part of meadow. Not included in transect. -Not able to locate check dam(s) in gully. Channel through gully formed terraces with headcuts. - Remainder of meadow was wet with healthy vegetation. -Hydrogeomorphic types present: discharge slope peatland, discharge slope, riparian middle gradient (in gully).