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Lincoln County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 15,207 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous6,39342%
Freshwater Shrub 35< 1%
Freshwater Forested 1,71811%
Ponds 145< 1%
Lakes 3382%
Rivers 4,64031%
Other 1,1418%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 24< 1%
Dammed 0< 1%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 7975%
Modified by Beaver 0None




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress91,4066%
Low Stress685,10941%
Moderate Stress481,07829%
High Stress298,68118%
Severe Stress97,9296%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,654,197 acres 6,694 sq km
Maximum elevation 5,963 ft 1,818 m
Minimum elevation 4,420 ft 1,348 m
Average elevation 5,133 ft 1,565 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 1,713 < 1%
 Bureau of Land Management1,713< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 152,356 9%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife354< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board152,0029%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 4,791 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 1,495,336 90%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 768,65946%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains136,5428%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains360,84122%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains271,27616%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 885,53854%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands885,53854%