Grover Hot Spring Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Meadow Name: 
Grover Hot Spring Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
1,794m
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Moderately Impacted
Gullies: 
Slightly Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Bare Ground: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Natural Condition
Assessment Points: 
20
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
3
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: 
Yes
Evidence of OHV use: 
No
Road: 
No
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Vehical Access: 
Yes
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
Yes
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
Yes
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
0%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
15%
Surveyors
Meg Hanley
Comments
General Comments: 
The meadow is fairly sloped with thermal hot springs present. There is a small inset floodplain with meadow vegetation. The bank is incised 8 ft in some parts. Restricted access to the south side of the meadow due to the thermal streams and springs. There are trails in and around the meadow.

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