North Fork Buckeye Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Saturday, September 7, 2013
Meadow Name: 
North Fork Buckeye Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
3,069m
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Number of Headcuts: 
0
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Beavers: 
No
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: 
10%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
In remote wilderness. Recently grazed by sheep. Meadow grasses are grazed down but not to stubble. Upland areas seem more impacted by grazing. Small perennial stream flows out of base of SW branch of meadow.