Mulkey Meadow Upper and Lower Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Mulkey Meadow Upper and Lower
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Gullies: 
Slightly Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
Yes
Comments on Restoration: 
Headcut stabilization and riparian fencing
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
3
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
Yes
Stubble: 
Yes
Dung in Channel: 
Yes
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
Yes
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
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: 
0%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
1%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
Inset floodplain surrounded by sage. Yellow legged frog was observed. The upper and lower sections of the meadow are in better condition in the center. Willows concentrated in exclosures and upper stringer. Upper reaches are a higher gradient.