English Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Meadow Name: 
English Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
2,320m
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Secondary Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Secondary Channel Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Bare Ground: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Assessment Points: 
27
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
2
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Beavers: 
No
Fish Observed: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
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: 
4%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
5%
Surveyors
Meg Hanley
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
Meadow is very difficult to access, .6 miles walking up steep loose rock. Dry and steep meadow with fairly undefined channel in places. Sage encroached with some willow. Below the meadow the topography drops of steeply. Saw bear and coyote scat. Also saw blue grouse with two chicks. Poor veg and encroachment score may be due the steepness of the meadow.

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