General Information Assessment Date: Sunday, September 8, 2013Meadow Name: Horse Creek MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM010954Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: East WalkerElevation: 2,496mLand Ownership: U.S. Forest Service Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Natural ConditionGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Slightly Impacted Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: YesComments on Restoration: In wilderness Additional Observations Headcut Present: NoNumber of Headcuts: 0Ponds Present: NoAspen Trees Present: YesBeavers: YesFish Observed: No Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: NoHoof Prints on Banks: No Human Impacts Trail: YesEvidence of OHV use: NoRoad: NoCorral: NoBuilding: NoVehical Access: No Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: NoAdjacent Bridge: NoAdjacent Road: NoAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 0%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 5% Surveyors Jacob Dyste Comments General Comments: Does not need to be restored. Very nice high alpine meadow. Lots of stumps and dead trees, would be curious what roll beaver played. Saw three large bucks grazing. Braided channel.