Golden Trout Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Golden Trout Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Gullies: 
Slightly Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Comments on Restoration: 
There is some fencing but it is hard to determine its effectiveness.
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Number of Headcuts: 
0
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
No
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
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: 
0%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
80%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
This is not exactly a meadow. It seems to be an outwash plain where the creek settles out. Lots of sediment and sand with willow. No restoration necessary. Not a lot of established herbaceous vegetation.