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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 65,106 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 5%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous21,18733%
Freshwater Shrub 24,47438%
Freshwater Forested 1,0732%
Ponds 4,5527%
Lakes 12,53619%
Rivers 1,1102%
Other 174< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 1,0212%
Dammed 2,9995%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 5< 1%
Modified by Beaver 2,9965%




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress230,34219%
Low Stress482,89440%
Moderate Stress205,78317%
High Stress142,55412%
Severe Stress134,03111%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,195,607 acres 4,839 sq km
Maximum elevation 13,547 ft 4,130 m
Minimum elevation 6,811 ft 2,077 m
Average elevation 9,266 ft 2,825 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 807,720 68%
 Bureau of Land Management144,03112%
 National Park Service96,5298%
  Total Forest Service Lands 567,160 47%
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland407,63234%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest159,49613%
  White River National Forest32< 1%
Total State 49,655 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife13,2821%
 Colorado State Land Board36,3743%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 92 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 9,513 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 328,627 27%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 1,195,607100%
 21a: Alpine Zone119,99310%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests348,72429%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests116,41510%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands26,7602%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests197,25616%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests88,9807%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests43,0394%
 21i: Sagebrush Parks254,44121%