LOTIC WETLAND HEALTH ASSESSMENT FOR LARGE

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06/27/2017 13:04:03

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: ; (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 6-letter code) HT/CT Database

Classification Type Name
Phase
Percent of Polygon
Successional Stage or Comments

 

OPTIONAL PHYSICAL SITE CHARACTERISTICS

D1. Polygon Has Tall Woody Type(s) (Yes, No):

D2. Vegetation Use by Animals:

 

Water Quality Data (TMDL Data)

E1. Waterbody number:

E2a. Is the waterbody a 303(d) listed impaired stream? (Yes; No) If Yes, E2b. Year of listing?

E3. Waterbody TMDL priority:

E4. TMDL development status:

E5. Probable cause(s):

E6. Probable impaired uses:

E7. Probable source(s):

PHOTOGRAPH DATA

F1a. Identification of photos (taken at the upstream end of polygon): Roll number: Photographer:

Photo numbers: (upstream): (downstream): (others):

F1b. Location of "other" photos:

F1c. Description of views (upstream):

(downstream):

(others):

F2a.Is there an adjacent polygon upstream of this polygon? (Yes; No):

F2b.Is there an adjacent polygon downstream of this polygon? (Yes; No):

F3a. Identification of photos (taken at downstream end of polygon): Roll number: Photographer:

Photo numbers: (upstream): (downstream): (others):

F3b. Location of "other" photos:

F3c. Description of views (upstream):

(downstream):

(others):

F4. Film and Camera Specifications

Film brand: Film speed (ASA): Lens diameter (mm): Lens focal length (mm):

 

RIVER HEALTH EVALUATION SCORE SHEET

 
Actual Score
Possible Score
Comment
1. Cottonwood and Poplar Regeneration
2. Regeneration of other Native Tree Species
3. Regenation of Preferred Shrub Species
4. Standing Decadent and Dead Woody Material
5a. Browse Utilization of Preferred Trees and Shrubs
5b. Woody Vegetation Removal other than Browsing
6. Total Canopy Cover of Woody Species
7a. Total Canopy Cover of Invasive Plant Species
7b. Density/Distribution Patern of Invasive Plant Species
List each Invasive Plant Species Present, Including Percent
Weed Species:
Canopy Cov.
Density Dist.
Canopy Cover on the Polygon and Density Distribution Class:
 
 
 
 
8. Disturbance-Increaser Undesirable Herbaceous Species
Vegetation Subtotal:
 
9. Riverbank Root Mass Protection
10. Human Caused Bare Ground
11. Removal or Addition of Water to the River System
12. Control of Flood Peak and Timing by Upstream Dam(s)
13. Human Alterations to the Riverbanks
14. Human Physical Alteration to the Rest of the Polygon
15. Floodplain Accessibility within the Polygon
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)

17. Polygon trend (Is the polygon: Improving, Degrading, Static, or Status Unknown?):

18. Comments and Observations: