General Information Project: Truckee-Carson Meadow Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Thursday, June 19, 2014Meadow Name: Silver Creek MeadowMeadow Reference: UCDSNM012371Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: CarsonElevation: 2,477mLand Ownership: Toiyabe National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Natural ConditionGullies: Natural ConditionTotal Bank Stability: Slightly ImpactedVegetation Cover: Natural ConditionBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Natural ConditionAssessment Points: 23 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: No Additional Observations Headcut Present: NoAspen Trees Present: YesBeavers: NoFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: YesStubble: NoDung in Channel: YesHoof Prints on Banks: No Human Impacts Trail: NoEvidence of OHV use: NoRoad: NoCorral: NoBuilding: NoVehical Access: No Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: NoAdjacent Bridge: NoAdjacent Road: NoAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 0%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 70% Surveyors Meg HanleyJacob Dyste Comments General Comments: Two main meadow sections connected by riparian stringer. Some incision and bank instability within the stringer. Inset floodplain within the riparian stringer. Lots of fish including brook and rainbow trout. Channel is confined to the eastern edge of the meadow. Meadow surface was very wet.