Couch Creek #2 Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Meadow Name: 
Couch Creek #2 Meadow
Meadow ID: 
MDF0446
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Elevation: 
1,659m
Slope: 
2.0ยบ
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Right Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Left Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Bare Ground: 
Moderately Impacted
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Comments on Restoration: 
much of the upper end of the meadow is very dry with weedy grasses
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Number of Headcuts: 
3
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
Yes
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
Yes
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
Yes
Human Impacts
Trail: 
No
Evidence of OHV use: 
No
Road: 
Yes
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
5%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
7%
Surveyors
Jason Emmons
Molly Ferrel
Nick Jensen
Justin Jones
Geography: