General Information Project: Truckee-Carson Meadow Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Thursday, June 19, 2014Meadow Name: English MeadowMeadow Reference: No MeadowOrganization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: CarsonElevation: 2,320mLand Ownership: Toiyabe National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Natural ConditionSecondary Channel Bank Height: Natural ConditionGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionSecondary Channel Bank Stability: Slightly ImpactedVegetation Cover: Slightly ImpactedBare Ground: Slightly ImpactedEncroachment: Moderately ImpactedAssessment Points: 27 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: No Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 2Aspen 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: No Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: NoAdjacent Bridge: NoAdjacent Road: NoAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 4%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 5% Surveyors Meg HanleyJacob 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.