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The Montezuma Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 1,176 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous71461%
Freshwater Shrub 292%
Freshwater Forested 0None
Ponds 15713%
Lakes 0None
Rivers 21618%
Other 605%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 0< 1%
Dammed 0< 1%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 0< 1%




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress10,1934%
Low Stress73,05931%
Moderate Stress61,35326%
High Stress57,93324%
Severe Stress36,66515%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 239,209 acres 968 sq km
Maximum elevation 8,203 ft 2,501 m
Minimum elevation 5,092 ft 1,552 m
Average elevation 6,720 ft 2,049 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 59,262 25%
 Bureau of Land Management59,26225%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 2,361 < 1%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife2,361< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 177,586 74%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 239,209100%
 20a: Monticello-Cortez Uplands186,11278%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands53,09722%