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The Upper Laramie Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 13,321 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 5%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous4,81136%
Freshwater Shrub 7,52857%
Freshwater Forested 28< 1%
Ponds 5924%
Lakes 3322%
Rivers 12< 1%
Other 17< 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 Stress57,44623%
Low Stress116,10746%
Moderate Stress40,66516%
High Stress28,23211%
Severe Stress9,8984%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 252,353 acres 1,021 sq km
Maximum elevation 12,954 ft 3,949 m
Minimum elevation 7,550 ft 2,302 m
Average elevation 9,152 ft 2,790 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 190,866 76%
 Bureau of Land Management26,82311%
  Total Forest Service Lands 164,043 65%
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland164,03265%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest11< 1%
Total State 6,560 3%
 Colorado State Land Board6,5603%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 5 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 54,922 22%


Ecoregions (acres)

18: Wyoming Basin 72,10929%
 18f: Laramie Basin72,10929%
21: Southern Rockies 180,24471%
 21a: Alpine Zone13,1755%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests100,24240%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests66,82626%