Freckles Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Freckles Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Secondary Channel Bank Height: 
Heavily Impacted
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Secondary Channel Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Number of Headcuts: 
0
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: 
9%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
1%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
Second channel is more deeply incised in the center reach. Meadow vegetation is constrained to the channel with no inset floodplain. Bottom of the meadow is all flat and 100% graminoid.