General Information Project: Truckee-Carson Meadow Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014Meadow Name: Clear Creek Meadow Meadow Reference: No MeadowOrganization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: CarsonElevation: 1,688mLand Ownership: Private Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Moderately ImpactedGullies: Slightly ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Slightly ImpactedVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionBare Ground: Slightly ImpactedEncroachment: Slightly ImpactedAssessment Points: 18 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: YesComments on Restoration: Headcut stabilization Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 9Ponds Present: NoAspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: NoFish Observed: No 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: NoAdjacent Bridge: YesAdjacent Road: YesAdjacent Building: Yes Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 7%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 10% Surveyors Meg HanleyJacob Dyste Comments General Comments: This is private land with a Nature Conservancy easement. It is a dry meadow with incised channel that is mainly stable. Land owner is interested in restoration and has a relationship with Otis Bay Consulting. Clear Creek is the only perennial stream on the main stem Carson. Duane at TNC is interested in all kinds of restoration ideas for the property. Upper section is sloped and the meadow veg in maintain by a series of springs. Easement may eventually be surrounded by homes and development.