Little Whitney Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Little Whitney Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Secondary Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Slightly Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Secondary Channel Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
Yes
Comments on Restoration: 
Resting and fencing
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
3
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: 
Yes
Building: 
Yes
Vehical Access: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
No
Adjacent Building: 
Yes
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
2%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
25%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
In remote wilderness. Could use localized headcut repair. NW stringer is dry. Historic structure now used for snow surveys.