Mud Lake Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Meadow Name: 
Mud Lake Meadow
Meadow ID: 
ENF0907
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Elevation: 
2,397m
Slope: 
2.5ยบ
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Right Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Left Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Bare Ground: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Natural Condition
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Comments on Restoration: 
two main branches of channel meet in meadow and fill the lake. Lake and GW supplies lower slope.
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
1
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
No
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
Evidence of OHV use: 
Yes
Road: 
No
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
1%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
10%
Surveyors
Jason Emmons
Mathew Nitz
Robin Shin
Comments
General Comments: 
upper slope fed through GW and tribs and is drier upslope
Geography: