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The St. Vrain Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 23,819 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 4%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous5,05521%
Freshwater Shrub 4,62219%
Freshwater Forested 193< 1%
Ponds 4,27718%
Lakes 8,76537%
Rivers 8664%
Other 42< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress21,7463%
Low Stress122,48920%
Moderate Stress88,84714%
High Stress79,14913%
Severe Stress313,97550%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 626,197 acres 2,534 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,257 ft 4,347 m
Minimum elevation 4,736 ft 1,444 m
Average elevation 7,232 ft 2,205 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 197,454 32%
 Bureau of Land Management2,427< 1%
 Federal Land, Misc2,240< 1%
 Fish and Wildlife Service545< 1%
 National Park Service30,2535%
  Total Forest Service Lands 161,988 26%
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland161,98826%
Total State 5,840 < 1%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife172< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board3,362< 1%
 Colorado State Parks2,304< 1%
 State Land, Misc1< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 103,192 16%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 1,340 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 318,371 51%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 365,12758%
 21a: Alpine Zone55,4099%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests77,76212%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests212,82434%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands19,1323%
25: High Plains 261,07042%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains91,73115%
 25l: Front Range Fans169,33927%