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The Lower South Platte Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area

Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 4,418 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 6%

Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous1,52034%
Freshwater Shrub 0None
Freshwater Forested 2,22050%
Ponds 2385%
Lakes 0None
Rivers 42710%
Other 13< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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

[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors

Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress225< 1%
Low Stress15,97623%
Moderate Stress16,14323%
High Stress16,10323%
Severe Stress20,34830%

[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership

Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 68,802 acres 278 sq km
Maximum elevation 3,923 ft 1,196 m
Minimum elevation 3,423 ft 1,044 m
Average elevation 3,629 ft 1,106 m

Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 0 None
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 4,511 7%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife1,7032%
 Colorado State Land Board2,8084%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 64,291 93%

Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 68,802100%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains32,41547%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains36,38753%