Fallen Moon Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Friday, August 3, 2018
Meadow Name: 
Fallen Moon Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
2,931m
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Bare Ground: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Assessment Points: 
21
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
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: 
0%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
1%
Comments
General Comments: 
Encroachment: baby conifers encroaching mainly on SE edge of Meadow where it appears to be drier. we hypothesize that this area is drier because it is fed by seasonal runoff, the main channel runs below this area.Conifers also encroaching on Northern meadow and eastern border. ~5% of encroaching conifers are dying because they are falling into channel (widening channel). Successful retake of historic photos. Thick patch of cornlilies in woodland forest on eastern side of meadow. No cornliliy in meadow.

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