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Adams County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 20,693 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 3%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous4,81523%
Freshwater Shrub 1,5187%
Freshwater Forested 2,23211%
Ponds 2,28411%
Lakes 3,70818%
Rivers 4,52122%
Other 6203%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 1,99010%
Dammed 2901%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 1,1065%
Modified by Beaver 0None




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress549< 1%
Low Stress39,4765%
Moderate Stress146,49919%
High Stress216,04129%
Severe Stress354,97847%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 757,513 acres 3,066 sq km
Maximum elevation 5,664 ft 1,727 m
Minimum elevation 4,499 ft 1,372 m
Average elevation 5,090 ft 1,552 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 16,381 2%
 Federal Land, Misc428< 1%
 Fish and Wildlife Service15,9542%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 22,249 3%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife428< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board21,6313%
 Colorado State Parks190< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 11,441 2%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 1,050 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 706,391 93%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 655,16686%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains8,5751%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains69,6209%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains576,97176%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 102,34714%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands102,34714%