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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 69,828 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 5%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous37,84054%
Freshwater Shrub 17,41425%
Freshwater Forested 498< 1%
Ponds 2,5484%
Lakes 9,87214%
Rivers 561< 1%
Other 1,0942%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 316< 1%
Dammed 9,72614%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 0None
Modified by Beaver 4,0826%




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress190,48013%
Low Stress514,72136%
Moderate Stress307,12622%
High Stress228,12616%
Severe Stress173,19212%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,413,666 acres 5,721 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,287 ft 4,356 m
Minimum elevation 7,102 ft 2,165 m
Average elevation 9,704 ft 2,958 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 719,690 51%
 Bureau of Land Management78,3176%
  Total Forest Service Lands 641,373 45%
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland5,138< 1%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands636,22645%
  White River National Forest9< 1%
Total State 83,755 6%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife23,5132%
 Colorado State Land Board59,7464%
 Colorado State Parks495< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 6,991 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 26,744 2%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 576,486 41%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 1,413,666100%
 21a: Alpine Zone116,9388%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests289,63820%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests250,07318%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands5,455< 1%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests20,8521%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests150,88711%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests23,6202%
 21h: Volcanic Mid-Elevation Forests71,5025%
 21j: Grassland Parks484,70034%