Overholster Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Thursday, July 11, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Overholster Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Number of Headcuts: 
0
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
Yes
Stubble: 
Yes
Dung in Channel: 
Yes
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
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: 
2%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
20%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
NW stringer is think willow. North Stringer is cut into alluvial fan. Lower meadow is also thick willow. No channel at transect 2 or 3. Appears that log/silt jams at Mulkey Creek narrows just upstream, may aid some infrequent flooding. No hummocks present.