General Information Project: Truckee-Carson Meadow Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Friday, August 4, 2017Meadow Name: Upper Red Lake Creek MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM012884Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: Upper CarsonElevation: 2,264mLand Ownership: Toiyabe National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Slightly ImpactedGullies: Slightly ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Slightly ImpactedVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Slightly ImpactedAssessment Points: 20 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: No Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 1Aspen Trees Present: YesBeavers: YesFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: NoHoof Prints on Banks: No Human Impacts Trail: NoEvidence of OHV use: NoRoad: NoCorral: NoBuilding: NoVehical Access: Yes Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: YesAdjacent Bridge: NoAdjacent Road: YesAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 2%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 15% Comments General Comments: -Channel incised at top of meadow, but beaver dams below raise the water table and spread outflow. -One gully/ channel about 6" deep cuts through upper part of meadow. -More headcuts near beaver dams. Re-routed water is because of beaver dams. The headcut we recorded was the largest we saw. -Two culverts direct water into meadow. -Old fence posts with barbed wire 1/2 way down meadow. -8 dams: 1 partial dam up top and 7 functional dams.