McKenzie Cow Camp Meadow Assessment

General Information
Project: 
Assessment Date: 
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Meadow Name: 
McKenzie Cow Camp Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
1,725m
Slope: 
0.0ยบ
Land Ownership: 
Hydrogeomorphic Type: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Secondary Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Slightly Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Secondary Channel Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Bare Ground: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Assessment Points: 
30
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
Yes
Beavers: 
Yes
Fish Observed: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
Yes
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
Yes
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
Evidence of OHV use: 
Yes
Road: 
Yes
Corral: 
Yes
Building: 
Yes
Vehical Access: 
Yes
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
Yes
Adjacent Bridge: 
Yes
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
Yes
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
3%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
5%
Comments
General Comments: 
There is a large berm on river right near the campground and it continues about 300 yards downstream. Strange split/diversion near base of meadow and highway. Willows present in upper meadow but go away around cabin and lower meadow.

Images

Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland