Poison Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Poison Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Moderately Impacted
Gullies: 
Moderately Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Moderately Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
Yes
Comments on Restoration: 
Headcut repair
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
10
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: 
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: 
4%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
10%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
In remote wilderness. Severe grazing impacts. Cattle grazing would need to be halted to restore. Really bad hummocks. Had cows in it.