General Information Assessment Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013Meadow Name: Beartrap Lake MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM011269Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: East WalkerElevation: 3,009mLand Ownership: U.S. Forest Service Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Natural ConditionGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Slightly Impacted Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: No Additional Observations Headcut Present: NoNumber of Headcuts: 0Ponds Present: NoAspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: NoFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: YesStubble: YesDung in Channel: YesHoof Prints on Banks: Yes 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: 50% Surveyors Jacob Dyste Comments General Comments: Much of the delineation is not actually meadow. In remote wilderness. Was being grazed by sheep, there was a Peruvian sheep herder who said there were 1250 sheep. Beautiful meadow, very wet in places, several ponds and plunge pools filled with fish. Grazing impacts appear to be relatively moderate.