General Information Project: Truckee-Carson Meadow Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014Meadow Name: Lower East Fork Carson MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM012292Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: CarsonElevation: 2,022mLand Ownership: Toiyabe National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Moderately ImpactedGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Moderately ImpactedVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionBare Ground: Slightly ImpactedEncroachment: Heavily ImpactedAssessment Points: 16 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: No Additional Observations Headcut Present: NoAspen Trees Present: YesBeavers: NoFish 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: 8%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 20% Surveyors Jacob DysteMeg Hanley Comments General Comments: On the mainstem of the East Fork Carson. Incision with some inset floddplain. Lots of sage encroachment on the flat spots, probably over 70%. Conifer encroachment and some conifer along the channel. Trail along the NW edge of the meadow.