Upper Wolf Creek Meadow Assessment

General Information
Assessment Date: 
Monday, June 3, 2013
Meadow Name: 
Upper Wolf Creek Meadow
Meadow Reference: 
Organization Affiliation: 
Assessment Completed: 
Yes
General Characteristics
Watershed: 
Elevation: 
2,864m
Land Ownership: 
Physical Condition
Main Channel Bank Height: 
Moderately Impacted
Gullies: 
Moderately Impacted
Total Bank Stability: 
Natural Condition
Vegetation Cover: 
Slightly Impacted
Encroachment: 
Slightly Impacted
Restoration Efforts
Restoration Efforts: 
No
Additional Observations
Headcut Present: 
Yes
Number of Headcuts: 
3
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
Vehical Access: 
No
Adjacent Land Use
Adjacent Culvert: 
No
Adjacent Bridge: 
No
Adjacent Road: 
No
Adjacent Building: 
No
Coverage
Gopher Disturbance: 
3%
Willow, Alder, and Aspen Coverage: 
10%
Surveyors
Jacob Dyste
Comments
General Comments: 
Channel is low in relation to the meadow surface but there are no obvious signs of impact. Downcut tribs on steep slopes, but not gullies.