Saddle Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Meadow Name: 
Saddle Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
1,972m
Slope: 
13.5ยบ
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Bare Ground: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Assessment Points: 
23
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Beavers: 
Yes
Fish Observed: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
Yes
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
No
Evidence of OHV use: 
No
Road: 
Yes
Corral: 
No
Building: 
Yes
Vehical Access: 
Yes
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
Yes
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
Yes
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
0%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
10%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Meg Hanley
Comments
General Comments: 
- Meadow is partially private, marked with barbed fence at top of meadow - Wet meadow with multiple springs - Terrace in center of meadow, but still wet and no upland encroachment.

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