Coyote Valley Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Meadow Name: 
Coyote Valley Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
2,495m
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Bare Ground: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Assessment Points: 
20
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
Yes
Comments on Restoration: 
Exclosure fencing along channel. Upper and lower.
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
1
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Beavers: 
No
Fish Observed: 
Yes
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
No
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
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: 
5%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Meg Hanley
Comments
General Comments: 
Meadow is two defined sections with a riparian corridor between them. Exclosure fencing along the channel but there is no other evidence of grazing. Fence posts do not currently have barbed or electric wire on it.

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