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Bent County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 34,686 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 4%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous12,30535%
Freshwater Shrub 7,75322%
Freshwater Forested 4,64013%
Ponds 1,2174%
Lakes 6,31818%
Rivers 2,0326%
Other 4211%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 1,6505%
Dammed 5,40116%
Ditched/Drained 4< 1%
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 2< 1%




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress227,67423%
Low Stress514,35352%
Moderate Stress102,75310%
High Stress58,7416%
Severe Stress82,7568%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 986,286 acres 3,991 sq km
Maximum elevation 4,858 ft 1,481 m
Minimum elevation 3,252 ft 992 m
Average elevation 4,134 ft 1,260 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 26,481 3%
 Bureau of Land Management1,069< 1%
 Federal Land, Misc25,4123%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 < 1%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands0< 1%
Total State 132,656 13%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife1,708< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board130,94813%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 827,149 84%


Ecoregions (acres)

26: Southwestern Tablelands 986,286100%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands873,13189%
 26g: Purgatoire Hills and Canyons69,4097%
 26k: Sandsheets43,7454%