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Dolores County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 9,219 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous4,42548%
Freshwater Shrub 1,46616%
Freshwater Forested 7< 1%
Ponds 1,95421%
Lakes 6827%
Rivers 6177%
Other 67< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 77< 1%
Dammed 1,51316%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 5015%




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress192,65528%
Low Stress281,21941%
Moderate Stress106,94116%
High Stress68,02710%
Severe Stress34,9985%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 683,833 acres 2,767 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,256 ft 4,346 m
Minimum elevation 5,148 ft 1,569 m
Average elevation 8,281 ft 2,525 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 417,568 61%
 Bureau of Land Management88,25513%
  Total Forest Service Lands 329,313 48%
  Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests25< 1%
  San Juan National Forest329,28848%
Total State 20,903 3%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife3,372< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board9,5121%
 Colorado State Parks8,0191%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 245,362 36%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 268,73239%
 20a: Monticello-Cortez Uplands142,08021%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands126,65219%
21: Southern Rockies 415,10161%
 21a: Alpine Zone14,9642%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests203,47630%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests196,66129%