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Prowers County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 16,655 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous4,39326%
Freshwater Shrub 5,40532%
Freshwater Forested 1,0026%
Ponds 7374%
Lakes 6664%
Rivers 4,12725%
Other 2732%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 1,80411%
Dammed 2932%
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 66< 1%
Modified by Beaver 0None




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress56,4795%
Low Stress296,85828%
Moderate Stress282,87927%
High Stress243,53623%
Severe Stress173,01416%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,052,761 acres 4,260 sq km
Maximum elevation 4,707 ft 1,435 m
Minimum elevation 3,345 ft 1,020 m
Average elevation 3,807 ft 1,161 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 747 < 1%
 Bureau of Land Management747< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 42,755 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife6,017< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board36,6453%
 Colorado State Parks93< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 1,009,259 96%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 315,43230%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains13,4281%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains302,00529%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 737,32970%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands662,26463%
 26k: Sandsheets75,0647%