Lower Wolf Creek Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Monday, June 3, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Lower Wolf Creek Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
2,621m
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Gullies: 
Slightly Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
1
Aspen Trees Present: 
Yes
Beavers: 
No
Fish Observed: 
Yes
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
No
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
No
Evidence of OHV use: 
Yes
Road: 
Yes
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Vehical Access: 
Yes
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
Yes
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
1%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
5%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
Culvert to the north of the meadow is localizing flow. Some sagebrush but a lot of it is on terraces above what may have been the original meadow surface.