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The Arikaree Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 20,723 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous13,88167%
Freshwater Shrub 202< 1%
Freshwater Forested 3,18115%
Ponds 2181%
Lakes 0None
Rivers 2,89314%
Other 3482%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress6,870< 1%
Low Stress201,45117%
Moderate Stress383,29533%
High Stress365,76132%
Severe Stress194,08217%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,151,463 acres 4,660 sq km
Maximum elevation 5,965 ft 1,819 m
Minimum elevation 3,315 ft 1,011 m
Average elevation 4,556 ft 1,389 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 498 < 1%
 Bureau of Land Management221< 1%
 Federal Land, Misc277< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 45,339 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife3,178< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board42,1624%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 14,150 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 1,091,476 95%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 1,150,727100%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains260,97923%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains395,44334%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains494,30643%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 736< 1%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands736< 1%