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The Clear Creek Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 7,393 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous6519%
Freshwater Shrub 3,69850%
Freshwater Forested 3214%
Ponds 93313%
Lakes 1,51520%
Rivers 2463%
Other 30< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress16,6855%
Low Stress98,90227%
Moderate Stress74,19421%
High Stress58,24116%
Severe Stress113,80031%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 361,826 acres 1,464 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,270 ft 4,351 m
Minimum elevation 5,101 ft 1,555 m
Average elevation 8,935 ft 2,724 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 140,042 39%
 Bureau of Land Management1,963< 1%
 Fish and Wildlife Service70< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 138,009 38%
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland137,87438%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands112< 1%
  White River National Forest22< 1%
Total State 15,126 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife2,300< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board2,490< 1%
 Colorado State Parks10,3363%
 State Land, Misc0< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 31,864 9%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 1,997 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 172,796 48%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 301,73983%
 21a: Alpine Zone65,82118%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests82,30723%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests129,14836%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands24,4627%
25: High Plains 60,08717%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains29,8908%
 25l: Front Range Fans30,1978%