LOTIC WETLAND HEALTH ASSESSMENT SEARCH
(Derived from Lotic Wetland Inventory Form)

 

 

ESG Admin. Head Search Form


12/11/2017 02:08:43

ADMINISTRATIVE DATA
Record ID Number:
 
Unique Location ID:

A1. Field data collected by:

A2. Funding Agency/Organization:

A3a. BLM State Office:

A3b. BLM Field Office:

A3c. BLM Office Code:

A3d. Is the polygon in an active BLM grazing allotment? (Yes; No; NA):

If Yes, A3e (Allotment Information #1): A3f (Allotment Information #2):
Allotment Number:
Allotment Number:
Allotment ID:
Allotment ID:
Allotment Name:
Allotment Name:
Management Status:
Management Status:

A9. Year: A10. Date field data collected:

A11. Observers:

A12a. At least some part of this polygon has been inventoried more than once (resampled)? (Yes; No):

If No, go to item A13a. If Yes, A12b. This polygon coincides exactly with another inventoried polygon? (Yes; No):

A12c. Is this the latest inventory for this polygon? (Yes; No):

A12d. ID number(s) of other inventories of this polygon: , , , ,

A12e. Other years: 12f. This polygon shares common area with other inventoried polygon(s)? (Yes; No):

A12g. Other years:

A12h. ID number(s) of other records sharing area with this polygon: , , ,

A13a. Has a change in management occurred? (Yes; No):

If Yes, A13b. Year that changed occurred:

A13c. Type of management change applied:

 

LOCATION DATA

B1. State: B2. County:

B3. Allotment/Range unit:

B4a. Area name:

B4b. Tributary to:

B4c. Group name: B4d. Group number:

B5. Polygon Number:

B6a. The following Hydrologic unit code(s) is (are) from the USGS National Hydrography Dataset (NHD):

B6b. Sub-basin name (4th level HUC):

B7a. Upper end elevation (ft): (m): B7b. Lower end elevation (ft): (m):

B8. Stream Gradient (percent): %

B9a. Polygon latitude/longitude coordinates:            GPS Projection:

 
Deg

Min

Sec

N/S
Accuracy
+/- ft
Decimal    
Deg

Min

Sec

E/W
Accuracy
+/- ft
Decimal

Observer
Initial
& Waypoint

Upper End:
Lat:
  Lon:
Lower End:
Lat:
  Lon:
Other Point:
Lat:   Lon:













B9b. Other Point Comments:

B9c: UTM coordinates of polygon UPPER END: Easting: Northing: Zone: Map Datum:

B9d. UTM coordinates of polygon LOWER END: Easting: Northing: Zone:

B9e. UTM coordinates of any other point of interest in the polygon: East: North: Zone:

SELECTED SUMMARY DATA

C1. Wetland type:

C2. Polygon size (ac): ; (hect):

C3a. Is the entire polygon an upland: (Yes; No):

If No, C3b. Does the polygon consist entirely of functional wetland types? (Yes; No):

C3c. Functional wetland (ac): ; (hect):

C3d. Percent of total polygon:

C4. Does the polygon contain a defined streambank or channel? (Yes; No):

C5. Channel length (mi): ; (km):

C6. Number of river miles the polygon represents (mi): ; (km):

C7a. Average riparian zone width (ft): ; (m):

C7b. Riparian zone width range (ft): to ; (m): to

C8. Habitat Types (HT) and Community Types (CT) (use species code) HT/CT Database

Classification Type Name
Phase
Percent of Polygon
Successional Stage or Comments

LOTIC WETLAND HEALTH ASSESSMENT SCORE SHEET

(Derived from Lotic Wetland Inventory Form)

 
Actual Score
Possible Score
1 . Vegetative Cover of Floodplain and Streambanks (D12)
2a. Invasive Plant Species Canopy Cover (D13c)
2b. Invasive Plant Species Density Distribution (D13c)

Are invasive weeds present? (Yes; No; NC):

 
Canopy Cover
Dens. Dist.
 
Canopy Cover
Dens. Dist.
 
Canopy Cover
Dens. Dist.
bluebuttons: (KNAARV)
Japanese brome: (BROJAP)
St. John's wort: (HYPPER)
Canada thistle: (CIRARV)
leafy spurge (EUPESU)
sulphur cinquefoil: (POTREC)
cheatgrass: (BROTEC)
musk thistle: (CARNUT)
tall buttercup: (RANACR)
common burdock: (ARCMIN)
orange hawkweed: (HIEAUR)
teasel: (DIPFUL)
common cuprina: (CRUVUL)
oxeye daisy: (CHRLEU)
whitetop: (CARDRA)
common hound's-tongue: (CYNOFF)
perennial pepperweed: (LEPLAT)
yellow iris: (IRIPSE)
common tansy: (TANVUL)
purple loosestrife: (LYSTSAL)
yellow starthistle: (CENSOL)
dalmatian toadflax: (LINDAL)
Russian knapweed: (CENREP)
 
yellow toadflax: (LINVUL)
diffuse knapweed: (CENDIF)
Russian olive: (ELAANG)
Others: 
Dyer's woad: (ISATIN)

saltcedar (tamarisk): (TAMARI)

Others: 
field bindweed: (CONARV)
Scotch thistle: (ONOACA)
 
field sowthistle: (SONARV)
spotted knapweed: (CENMAC)
 
3. Disturbance-increaser Undesirable Herbaceous Species (D15b)
4. Tree and Preferred Shrub Species Establishment and Regeneration (D3 and D6b)
5. Utilization of Tree and Preferred Shrub Species (D5 and D6b)
6. Decadent and Dead Woody Material (D2b and D6b)
Vegetation Subtotal:
7. Streambank Root Mass Protection (F7)
8. Human-Caused Bare Ground (F17c)
9. Streambank Structurally Altered (F6b)
10. Human Physical Alteration to the Rest of the Polygon(F24b)
11. Stream Channel Incisement (F16)
Soil/Hydrology Subtotal:

Overall Polygon Total:

Rating Calculation

 
Actual Score
/
Possible Score
X 100 =
Rating Percent
Descriptive Category
Vegetation Rating:
/ x 100 =
Soil/Hydrology:
/ x 100 =
Total Rating:
/ x 100 =

 

Rating Percent Range
Descriptive Category
80 - 100
Proper Functioning Condition (Healthy)
60 - 79
Functional At Risk (Healthy, but with Problems)
<60
Nonfunctional (Unhealthy)

Streambank Susceptibility Rating—using the streambank rock volume and streambank rock size criteria, indicate the appropriate choice (well armored; susceptible to degradation; highly susceptible to degradation):

Trend Comments (Improving; Degrading; Static; Status Unknown):

SELECTED COMMENTARY FIELDS FROM THE POLYGON LOTIC INVENTORY FORM

F28. Physical Site Comments (Summarizing characteristics or problems not evident from the data collected. Included are topics related to any of the optional data. Consider current and historic attributes resulting from human-caused and natural processes.):