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Jackson County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area

Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 124,754 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 12%

Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous96,09177%
Freshwater Shrub 18,64815%
Freshwater Forested 251< 1%
Ponds 5,8685%
Lakes 3,0442%
Rivers 330< 1%
Other 523< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 361< 1%
Dammed 4,3674%
Ditched/Drained 13< 1%
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 4,2873%

[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors

Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress110,96011%
Low Stress332,79132%
Moderate Stress214,12121%
High Stress255,42325%
Severe Stress123,62912%

[+] County Geography and Land Ownership

Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,036,922 acres 4,196 sq km
Maximum elevation 12,949 ft 3,948 m
Minimum elevation 7,725 ft 2,355 m
Average elevation 8,894 ft 2,712 m

Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 544,252 52%
 Bureau of Land Management187,06818%
 Fish and Wildlife Service23,3402%
 National Park Service11< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 333,833 32%
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland2,010< 1%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest331,82332%
Total State 125,483 12%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife3,488< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board121,99512%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 367,188 35%

Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 1,036,922100%
 21a: Alpine Zone54,1545%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests171,50117%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests58,3946%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands12,4831%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests118,32411%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests139,33313%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests10,9181%
 21i: Sagebrush Parks471,81546%