General Information Assessment Date: Monday, July 15, 2013Meadow Name: Big Whitney Meadow Meadow Reference: UCDSNM001071Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Land Ownership: U.S. Forest Service Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Slightly ImpactedSecondary Channel Bank Height: Slightly ImpactedGullies: Slightly ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Slightly ImpactedSecondary Channel Bank Stability: Slightly ImpactedVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Heavily Impacted Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: YesComments on Restoration: Resting from grazing Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 37Ponds Present: NoAspen Trees Present: No Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: NoHoof 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: 1%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 5% Surveyors Jacob Dyste Comments General Comments: In remote wilderness with lots of springs. East half of the meadow is significantly drier. Non-meadow steep sections connected larger meadow areas. East side is higher elevation. Hummocks worse in the NW part of meadow. Lower east half is very dry.