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Ouray County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area

Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 6,009 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%

Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous2,74146%
Freshwater Shrub 98116%
Freshwater Forested 1332%
Ponds 1,53626%
Lakes 631%
Rivers 5229%
Other 34< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 1983%
Dammed 2805%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 1513%

[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors

Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress34,25110%
Low Stress127,97237%
Moderate Stress87,58225%
High Stress45,30313%
Severe Stress51,83815%

[+] County Geography and Land Ownership

Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 346,952 acres 1,404 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,162 ft 4,318 m
Minimum elevation 6,320 ft 1,927 m
Average elevation 9,018 ft 2,749 m

Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 156,437 45%
 Bureau of Land Management26,7978%
  Total Forest Service Lands 129,640 37%
  Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests129,63837%
  San Juan National Forest1< 1%
Total State 4,805 1%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife4,5191%
 Colorado State Land Board286< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 2,466 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 183,243 53%

Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 98,71228%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins696< 1%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands98,01728%
21: Southern Rockies 248,23972%
 21a: Alpine Zone48,19214%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests79,80223%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests82,53024%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests37,71611%