General Information Project: Truckee-Carson Meadow Scorecard AssessmentAssessment Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014Meadow Name: Upper Fish Valley Meadow Reference: UCDSNM012033Organization Affiliation: American RiversAssessment Completed: Yes General Characteristics Watershed: CarsonElevation: 2,471mLand Ownership: Toiyabe National Forest Physical Condition Main Channel Bank Height: Slightly ImpactedGullies: Slightly ImpactedTotal Bank Stability: Natural ConditionVegetation Cover: Slightly ImpactedBare Ground: Natural ConditionEncroachment: Heavily ImpactedAssessment Points: 18 Restoration Efforts Restoration Efforts: YesComments on Restoration: One stabilized headcut. Some grazing fence. Additional Observations Headcut Present: YesNumber of Headcuts: 2Aspen Trees Present: YesBeavers: NoFish Observed: Yes Grazing and Cattle Grazing Trails: NoStubble: NoDung in Channel: NoHoof Prints on Banks: No Human Impacts Trail: YesEvidence of OHV use: NoRoad: NoCorral: YesBuilding: YesVehical Access: No Adjacent Land Use Adjacent Culvert: NoAdjacent Bridge: NoAdjacent Road: NoAdjacent Building: No Coverage Gopher Disturbance: 1%Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 15% Surveyors Meg HanleyJacob Dyste Comments General Comments: A far distance for the nearest road. The channel is inset through much of the meadow but appears to have bank stability. Lots of sage encroachment. Meadow veg becomes more narrow as you more upstream. Piute Cutthroat habitat.