General Information Project: Truckee-Carson Meadow Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014Meadow Name: Forestdale MeadowMeadow Reference: No MeadowOrganization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: CarsonElevation: 2,438mLand Ownership: Toiyabe National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Moderately ImpactedGullies: Slightly ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Slightly ImpactedVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionBare Ground: Slightly ImpactedEncroachment: Natural ConditionAssessment Points: 19 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: No Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 4Aspen Trees Present: NoBeavers: YesFish Observed: Yes 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: Yes Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: NoAdjacent Bridge: NoAdjacent Road: YesAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 0%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 10% Surveyors Meg HanleyJacob Dyste Comments General Comments: There is a beaver dam at the base of the meadow that has blown out. There is incision above the blown out dam. There is another beaver dam in the middle of the meadow and the meadow is fairly healthy above that one. It's an interesting study in beaver's affect on meadow. There are several headcuts below the middle dam.