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Moffat County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 38,459 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous11,68830%
Freshwater Shrub 2,0775%
Freshwater Forested 300< 1%
Ponds 12,35632%
Lakes 6762%
Rivers 10,54127%
Other 8232%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 1,3504%
Dammed 4,23511%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 4591%




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress544,10718%
Low Stress1,605,54353%
Moderate Stress524,77217%
High Stress223,2837%
Severe Stress145,9695%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 3,043,690 acres 12,318 sq km
Maximum elevation 10,852 ft 3,309 m
Minimum elevation 5,005 ft 1,526 m
Average elevation 6,718 ft 2,048 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 1,728,971 57%
 Bureau of Land Management1,518,29550%
 Fish and Wildlife Service12,174< 1%
 National Park Service156,9195%
  Total Forest Service Lands 41,582 1%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest37,9411%
  White River National Forest3,641< 1%
Total State 204,784 7%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife14,012< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board189,7866%
 Colorado State Parks985< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 274 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 1,109,662 36%


Ecoregions (acres)

18: Wyoming Basin 1,908,69263%
 18a: Rolling Sagebrush Steppe1,291,06742%
 18d: Foothill Shrublands and Low Mountains158,5675%
 18e: Salt Desert Shrub Basins459,05715%
20: Colorado Plateaus 891,08429%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins187,4996%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands696,19223%
 20f: Uinta Basin Floor7,393< 1%
21: Southern Rockies 243,9148%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands80,5173%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests24,774< 1%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests138,6235%