Unnamed Meadow NE of Porthole Gap Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Unnamed Meadow NE of Porthole Gap
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Elevation: 
2,316m
Slope: 
0.7ยบ
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Moderately Impacted
Secondary Channel Bank Height: 
Slightly Impacted
Gullies: 
Slightly Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Secondary Channel Bank Stability: 
Slightly Impacted
Vegetation Cover: 
Moderately Impacted
Bare Ground: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Assessment Points: 
22
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
1
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: 
Yes
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Vehical Access: 
Yes
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
No
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
2%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
0%
Comments
General Comments: 
Impacts dispursed, no road access. Impacts perhaps mitigated without equipment using local coarse woody debris

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