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The Cache La Poudre Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 40,311 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 4%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous8,31821%
Freshwater Shrub 8,62421%
Freshwater Forested 4491%
Ponds 4,68612%
Lakes 15,61139%
Rivers 2,2276%
Other 396< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress155,39714%
Low Stress332,54629%
Moderate Stress165,71515%
High Stress131,35112%
Severe Stress343,86530%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,128,834 acres 4,568 sq km
Maximum elevation 13,574 ft 4,138 m
Minimum elevation 4,593 ft 1,400 m
Average elevation 7,048 ft 2,149 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 396,406 35%
 Bureau of Land Management716< 1%
 Fish and Wildlife Service22< 1%
 National Park Service36,0633%
  Total Forest Service Lands 359,605 32%
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland359,60532%
Total State 66,870 6%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife29,2123%
 Colorado State Land Board24,9042%
 State Land, Misc12,7541%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 71,734 6%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 1,857 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 591,967 52%


Ecoregions (acres)

18: Wyoming Basin 19< 1%
 18f: Laramie Basin19< 1%
21: Southern Rockies 704,31462%
 21a: Alpine Zone42,0164%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests161,50514%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests341,83030%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands158,96214%
25: High Plains 424,50138%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains77,5297%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains219,42519%
 25l: Front Range Fans127,54711%