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The Upper North Platte Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 6,198 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 5%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous3,47256%
Freshwater Shrub 1,61326%
Freshwater Forested 1192%
Ponds 4958%
Lakes 4587%
Rivers 25< 1%
Other 18< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress22,65418%
Low Stress61,03848%
Moderate Stress21,23817%
High Stress14,13411%
Severe Stress6,9296%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 125,983 acres 510 sq km
Maximum elevation 11,566 ft 3,526 m
Minimum elevation 7,725 ft 2,355 m
Average elevation 9,111 ft 2,778 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 105,033 83%
 Bureau of Land Management17,01214%
  Total Forest Service Lands 88,021 70%
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland140< 1%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest87,88170%
Total State 661 < 1%
 Colorado State Land Board661< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 20,289 16%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 125,983100%
 21a: Alpine Zone4,6394%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests69,20855%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests39,65431%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands12,48310%