Upper Sagehen Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Meadow Name: 
Upper Sagehen Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
1,978m
Slope: 
10.4ยบ
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Natural Condition
Gullies: 
Natural Condition
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Bare Ground: 
Natural Condition
Encroachment: 
Moderately Impacted
Assessment Points: 
21
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
Yes
Comments on Restoration: 
Groundwater monitoring
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
No
Aspen Trees Present: 
No
Beavers: 
No
Fish Observed: 
Yes
Grazing and Cattle
Grazing Trails: 
No
Stubble: 
No
Dung in Channel: 
No
Hoof Prints on Banks: 
No
Human Impacts
Trail: 
Yes
Evidence of OHV use: 
No
Road: 
No
Corral: 
No
Building: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
Yes
Adjacent Building: 
Yes
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
0%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
10%
Surveyors
Meg Hanley
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
- Campground along north side of meadow - Water in channel, but no fish observed - Conifer along channel, then meadow vegetation further out until edges of meadow - Spongy, mossy, wet section in south-middle meadow - Long term monitoring is probably part of Sagehen Field Station which is located further downstream on Sagehen Creek

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