Death Canyon Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Monday, July 15, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Death Canyon Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Natural Condition
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
Yes
Comments on Restoration: 
Headcut repair
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
2
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
Yes
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
No
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
No
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: 
6%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
1%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
Incised channel is 3 to 4 feet deep at the toe of the meadow. Headcuts there have been successfully stablilized with rock. There are now no active headcuts. There are potholes in the meadow that are evenly spaced. There is one boulder in a pothole with a 355 stamped on it. This is similar to a stamp on a headcut repair in Brown Meadow. There are think sedges between the potholes that could have been done as restoration work.