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The Bijou Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 24,381 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 3%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous2,69111%
Freshwater Shrub 3,10213%
Freshwater Forested 5,06321%
Ponds 5902%
Lakes 207< 1%
Rivers 11,91749%
Other 8113%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress11,9021%
Low Stress289,44933%
Moderate Stress258,24129%
High Stress184,43421%
Severe Stress140,93316%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 884,957 acres 3,581 sq km
Maximum elevation 7,411 ft 2,259 m
Minimum elevation 4,291 ft 1,308 m
Average elevation 5,476 ft 1,669 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 79 < 1%
 Bureau of Land Management79< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 57,644 7%
 Colorado State Land Board57,6447%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 276 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 5,681 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 821,276 93%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 356,63840%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains32,9314%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains123,12014%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains200,58723%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 528,31960%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands173,72720%
 26i: Pine-Oak Woodlands41,5685%
 26j: Foothill Grasslands313,02435%