Kirkwood Creek Meadow #1 Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Meadow Name: 
Kirkwood Creek Meadow #1
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Elevation: 
2,503m
Slope: 
2.9º
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Secondary Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Secondary Channel Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Heavily Impacted
Bare Ground: 
Moderately Impacted
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Assessment Points: 
25
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
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: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
0%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
75%
Comments
General Comments: 
Human impacts: ski area. Impacts are localized. Road access and possibility of restoration: possible removal of conifers trail maintenance to limit erosion.

Images

Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland