Osa Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Friday, July 6, 2012
Meadow Name: 
Osa Meadow
Meadow ID: 
SQF0116
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Elevation: 
2,588m
Slope: 
3.0ยบ
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Moderately Impacted
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Right Bank Stability: 
Heavily Impacted
Left Bank Stability: 
Heavily Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Bare Ground: 
Moderately Impacted
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
Yes
Comments on Restoration: 
MEADOW IS LARGE WITH NUMEROUS FINGERS. STREAMLINE ORIGINATES IN SOUTH EAST FINGERS FLOWS E TO W AND
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
3
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: 
No
Evidence of OHV use: 
No
Road: 
No
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
Yes
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
5%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
2%
Surveyors
Anna Fryjoff-Hung
Mathew Nitz
Robin Shin
Comments
General Comments: 
STREAMLINE IS INSIZED. NUMEROUS ADITTIONAL INFLOWS ORIGINATE FROM FINGERS. RECENT FIRE ALONG S EDGE