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The Gunnison Basin

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Potential Conservation Areas (PCAs) are delineated around important elements of biodiversity (plants, animals or natural communities). The list below includes all PCAs within the basin created for wetland and riparian dependent elements. This list represents wetlands and riparian areas with the highest known biodiversity value in the area.

PCA NameBiodiversity SignificancePCA Report
Colorado RiverB1Report
Gunnison BasinB1Report
Middle and South Cottonwood CreeksB1Report
Cement CreekB2Report
East Fork Alpine GulchB2Report
Escalante CanyonB2Report
Gunnison RiverB2Report
Ironton ParkB2Report
Matterhorn CreekB2Report
Mineral CreekB2Report
Mount Emmons Iron FenB2Report
Ouray CanyonsB2Report
Red Canyon SouthB2Report
Redwell Basin Iron FenB2Report
Slumgullion CreekB2Report
Triangle PassB2Report
Upper Rough CreekB2Report
Wager GulchB2Report
Whitepine Iron FenB2Report
Beaver Creek at Gunnison State Wildlife AreaB3Report
Blue Creek at Curecanti NeedleB3Report
Brush Creek at Cannibal PointB3Report
Canyon CreekB3Report
Canyon Creek at OurayB3Report
Cebolla CreekB3Report
Cerro SummitB3Report
Cimarron RiverB3Report
Coal CreekB3Report
Coal Creek at Keystone MineB3Report
Conundrum CreekB3Report
Cottonwood CreekB3Report
Cow Creek at Soap CreekB3Report
Dark CanyonB3Report
Dry CreekB3Report
East Elk Creek at Blue Mesa ReservoirB3Report
East Fork Cimarron RiverB3Report
East Fork Powderhorn CreekB3Report
East River at Roaring JudyB3Report
East River at Rustler GulchB3Report
Fivemile CreekB3Report
Gunnison River at NeversinkB3Report
Henson CreekB3Report
Horse Ranch ParkB3Report
Lake Fork Gunnison River at Blue Mesa ReservoirB3Report
Lake Fork of the Gunnison RiverB3Report
Little Cimarron RiverB3Report
Lost LakeB3Report
Marshall Creek at ChesterB3Report
McKenzie CreekB3Report
Nate CreekB3Report
New York CreekB3Report
North Castle CreekB3Report
North Fork Gunnison RiverB3Report
Pass Creek at Cottonwood PassB3Report
Porphyry CreekB3Report
Quartz CreekB3Report
Red CreekB3Report
Sims MesaB3Report
Slate RiverB3Report
Snowshoe CanyonB3Report
South Fork at Beaver ReservoirB3Report
Spring Creek at Manganese PeakB3Report
Stevens CreekB3Report
Stewart CreekB3Report
Unaweep CanyonB3Report
West Antelope CreekB3Report
West Brush CreekB3Report
West Dallas CreekB3Report
West Maroon CreekB3Report
Wildhorse BasinB3Report
Alder CreekB4Report
American FlatsB4Report
Buckhorn LakesB4Report
Cleveland GulchB4Report
Dexter CreekB4Report
East Fork Dallas CreekB4Report
East Fork Spring CreekB4Report
Green MountainB4Report
Gunnison River at AlmontB4Report
Gunnison River at East PortalB4Report
Little Cochetopa CreekB4Report
Love MesaB4Report
Middle Fork Spring CreekB4Report
North ForkB4Report
Soap CreekB4Report
Surface CreekB4Report
Uncompahgre River at EldredgeB4Report
Uncompahgre River at RidgwayB4Report
Union ParkB4Report
Upper Big Blue CreekB4Report
Upper Rambouillet ParkB4Report
Bangs CanyonB5Report
Big Blue CampgroundB5Report
Burrows Creek/Mineral Creek HeadwatersB5Report
Fossil MountainB5Report
Middle Quartz CreekB5Report
Smith Fork at CrawfordB5Report