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Yuma County

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 24,028 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous14,49560%
Freshwater Shrub 8814%
Freshwater Forested 5,44123%
Ponds 4032%
Lakes 1,8618%
Rivers 6893%
Other 2481%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 0None
Dammed 0None
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 8< 1%
Modified by Beaver 0None




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress6,268< 1%
Low Stress275,89118%
Moderate Stress315,40921%
High Stress411,87227%
Severe Stress507,07533%




[+] County Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,516,517 acres 6,137 sq km
Maximum elevation 4,442 ft 1,354 m
Minimum elevation 3,315 ft 1,011 m
Average elevation 3,923 ft 1,196 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 611 < 1%
 Bureau of Land Management294< 1%
 Bureau of Reclamation40< 1%
 Federal Land, Misc277< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 58,869 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife10,286< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board48,5833%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 3,293 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 14,275 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 1,439,468 95%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 1,516,517100%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains758,69350%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains302,08620%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains455,73730%