General Information Project: Truckee-Carson Meadow Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014Meadow Name: Lower Fish Meadow Meadow Reference: UCDSNM012078Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: CarsonElevation: 2,427mLand Ownership: Toiyabe National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Moderately ImpactedGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Slightly ImpactedVegetation Cover: Slightly ImpactedBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Heavily ImpactedAssessment Points: 17 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: 0%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 30% Surveyors Meg HanleyJacob Dyste Comments General Comments: Paiute Cutthroat Trout habitat. Upper meadow and the very lower meadow is very willow dominated. Sage encroachment in the middle meadow. Wide channel with some incision. Silver King Trail runs along the eastern boundary of the meadow.