Strawberry Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Strawberry 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: 
Slightly Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
0
Ponds Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
Yes
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
Yes
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
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: 
1%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
1%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
The headcuts are near the top of the Fat Cow arm. There is wet meadow at risk near the top of the arm. Caught a Brown Trout in the meadow. There are also Golden Trout in the meadow. Meadow is 80% covered in algae and milfoil above transect 2. Less algae downstream. Floodplain is mostly large gravel bars and some encroaching sage. Floodplain is inset 2 feet into the terrace. Lots of 6 to 8 inch fish in the creek.