Sourdough Hill Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Meadow Name: 
Sourdough Hill Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Elevation: 
2,323m
Slope: 
14.6ยบ
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Heavily Impacted
Bare Ground: 
Heavily Impacted
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Assessment Points: 
17
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Comments on Restoration: 
Accessible by road. Fire suppression may be leading to conifer encroachment.
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
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: 
No
Road: 
No
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Vehical Access: 
Yes
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
5%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
0%
Surveyors
Julie Fair
Comments
General Comments: 
>5% slope, but still with meadow characteristics, vegetation scores may reflect steep slope.

Images

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