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Denver County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 2,498 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 3%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous51521%
Freshwater Shrub 1155%
Freshwater Forested 592%
Ponds 53922%
Lakes 1,07043%
Rivers 1727%
Other 271%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 82133%
Dammed 63926%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 5< 1%
Modified by Beaver 0None




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress0None
Low Stress204< 1%
Moderate Stress1,3171%
High Stress7,4267%
Severe Stress90,55391%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 99,557 acres 403 sq km
Maximum elevation 5,684 ft 1,733 m
Minimum elevation 5,131 ft 1,564 m
Average elevation 5,342 ft 1,629 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 865 < 1%
 Federal Land, Misc862< 1%
 Fish and Wildlife Service3< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 171 < 1%
 Colorado State Land Board171< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 3,980 4%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 773 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 93,769 94%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 99,557100%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains91,36492%
 25l: Front Range Fans8,1938%