General Information Assessment Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013Meadow Name: Leavitt Meadow Meadow Reference: UCDSNM011694Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: West WalkerElevation: 2,181mLand Ownership: U.S. Forest Service Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Heavily ImpactedGullies: Heavily ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Heavily ImpactedVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Moderately Impacted Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: YesComments on Restoration: There is the potential that the forest service is using an old irrigation system to rewater the meadow. Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 1Aspen Trees Present: YesBeavers: YesFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: NoHoof Prints on Banks: No Human Impacts Trail: YesEvidence of OHV use: YesRoad: YesCorral: YesBuilding: YesVehical Access: Yes Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: YesAdjacent Bridge: NoAdjacent Road: YesAdjacent Building: Yes Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 0%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 15% Surveyors Jacob Dyste Comments General Comments: There is a pack horse operation and residents that line the meadow. They probably wouldn't want the disturbance from restoration. The meadow is on the main stem of the West Walker, would be hard to restore. Need to figure out the role the ditches are playing.