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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 28,841 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous4,86417%
Freshwater Shrub 7,82427%
Freshwater Forested 4,82617%
Ponds 3,24011%
Lakes 4,04114%
Rivers 3,11111%
Other 9133%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 1,5986%
Dammed 2,86210%
Ditched/Drained 38< 1%
Farmed 22< 1%
Modified by Beaver 0None




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress227,59215%
Low Stress721,91347%
Moderate Stress309,81620%
High Stress118,8008%
Severe Stress155,57510%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,533,724 acres 6,207 sq km
Maximum elevation 12,341 ft 3,762 m
Minimum elevation 4,320 ft 1,317 m
Average elevation 5,223 ft 1,592 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 120,300 8%
 Bureau of Land Management16,1341%
 Federal Land, Misc71,6995%
  Total Forest Service Lands 32,466 2%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands32,4662%
Total State 235,621 15%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife14,982< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board220,63914%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 16,137 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 1,161,666 76%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 91,5286%
 21a: Alpine Zone590< 1%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests10,321< 1%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests53,1073%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands9,446< 1%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests18,0641%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 1,442,19694%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands1,123,66473%
 26h: Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands and Savannas242,88216%
 26k: Sandsheets75,6505%