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Clear creek County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 6,630 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 3%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous84413%
Freshwater Shrub 4,73371%
Freshwater Forested 701%
Ponds 3766%
Lakes 6009%
Rivers 6< 1%
Other 1< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 11< 1%
Dammed 40< 1%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 951%




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress32,93213%
Low Stress103,63141%
Moderate Stress56,26222%
High Stress31,41512%
Severe Stress29,57412%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 253,805 acres 1,027 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,270 ft 4,351 m
Minimum elevation 6,886 ft 2,099 m
Average elevation 10,401 ft 3,171 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 168,904 67%
 Bureau of Land Management8< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 168,896 67%
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland154,67461%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands14,1846%
  White River National Forest38< 1%
Total State 5,704 2%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife3,3981%
 Colorado State Land Board2,306< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 8,249 3%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 22 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 70,926 28%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 253,805100%
 21a: Alpine Zone86,47534%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests103,81341%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests63,51825%