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Montezuma County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 13,367 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous7,86459%
Freshwater Shrub 9467%
Freshwater Forested 56< 1%
Ponds 2,13916%
Lakes 1,46411%
Rivers 7035%
Other 1951%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 3272%
Dammed 2,99022%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 1841%




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress156,49212%
Low Stress511,64439%
Moderate Stress254,99419%
High Stress212,25616%
Severe Stress172,29113%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,307,673 acres 5,292 sq km
Maximum elevation 13,237 ft 4,036 m
Minimum elevation 4,595 ft 1,401 m
Average elevation 6,835 ft 2,084 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 495,509 38%
 Bureau of Land Management184,04814%
 Bureau of Reclamation1< 1%
 National Park Service54,1074%
  Total Forest Service Lands 257,352 20%
  San Juan National Forest257,35220%
Total State 8,984 < 1%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife964< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board8,020< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 539 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 441,492 34%
Private Lands 361,150 28%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 1,035,50379%
 20a: Monticello-Cortez Uplands198,22615%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins189,22714%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands611,17047%
 20d: Arid Canyonlands36,8803%
21: Southern Rockies 272,17021%
 21a: Alpine Zone6,392< 1%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests121,9559%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests143,82311%