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Garfield County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area

Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 29,645 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%

Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous11,03537%
Freshwater Shrub 3,46812%
Freshwater Forested 42< 1%
Ponds 9,74533%
Lakes 2,6439%
Rivers 2,4718%
Other 241< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 1,3725%
Dammed 2,5679%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 1,1434%

[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors

Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress274,04614%
Low Stress861,24645%
Moderate Stress314,98017%
High Stress185,96310%
Severe Stress257,03514%

[+] County Geography and Land Ownership

Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,893,263 acres 7,662 sq km
Maximum elevation 12,347 ft 3,764 m
Minimum elevation 4,921 ft 1,500 m
Average elevation 7,907 ft 2,411 m

Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 1,178,914 62%
 Bureau of Land Management661,77735%
 Bureau of Reclamation51< 1%
 Federal Land, Misc205< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 516,881 27%
  Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests1,517< 1%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest35,3562%
  White River National Forest480,00925%
Total State 15,143 < 1%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife15,091< 1%
 Colorado State Parks52< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 1,395 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 79 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 697,732 37%

Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 1,078,37657%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins150,1258%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands322,71717%
 20e: Escarpments605,53432%
21: Southern Rockies 814,88743%
 21a: Alpine Zone85,0134%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands77,9464%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests369,41120%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests250,13213%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests32,3862%