Molydbenite Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Friday, September 6, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Molydbenite Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
2,728m
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Number of Headcuts: 
0
Ponds Present: 
Yes
Aspen Trees Present: 
Yes
Beavers: 
Yes
Fish Observed: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
Yes
Stubble: 
Yes
Dung in Channel: 
Yes
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
Yes
Human Impacts
Trail: 
No
Evidence of OHV use: 
No
Road: 
No
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Vehical Access: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
No
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
1%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
30%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
Remote, in wilderness. Over 100 head of cattle currently grazing the meadow. Very bad hummocks. Pond area is fairly dry. Looks like pond has been high in the past, there was an old beaver lodge in the middle of where the pond used to go to.