Pickel Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Pickel Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
2,052m
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Moderately Impacted
Gullies: 
Moderately Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Moderately Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
Yes
Comments on Restoration: 
State wildlife area. Some areas fenced to keep grazing area.
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Number of Headcuts: 
0
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Beavers: 
Yes
Fish Observed: 
Yes
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
Yes
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
Yes
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
Evidence of OHV use: 
Yes
Road: 
No
Corral: 
Yes
Building: 
No
Vehical Access: 
Yes
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
Yes
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
0%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
10%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
The Marine mountain warfare base is across the street. It has good road access. There seems to be active grazing in places.