Sayles Canyon Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Friday, August 1, 2014
Meadow Name: 
Sayles Canyon Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Elevation: 
2,678m
Slope: 
1.6º
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Moderately Impacted
Secondary Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Gullies: 
Moderately Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Secondary Channel Bank Stability: 
Moderately Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Natural Condition
Bare Ground: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Assessment Points: 
22
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Comments on Restoration: 
No access road. Head cut stabilization is possible with local materials. A great deal of erosion is evident in the channel network.
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Beavers: 
No
Fish Observed: 
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: 
Yes
Road: 
No
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
No
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
0%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
5%
Comments
General Comments: 
Dung present in meadow, not channel.

Images

Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
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Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland
Photo by: Maxwell Odland