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The Smoky Hill Headwaters Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 1,069 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous88883%
Freshwater Shrub 0None
Freshwater Forested 1< 1%
Ponds 2< 1%
Lakes 0None
Rivers 12211%
Other 555%

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 Stress4,4612%
Low Stress36,17117%
Moderate Stress93,07344%
High Stress53,53625%
Severe Stress25,14312%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 212,389 acres 860 sq km
Maximum elevation 4,652 ft 1,418 m
Minimum elevation 3,799 ft 1,158 m
Average elevation 4,215 ft 1,285 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 0 None
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 9,394 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife38< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board9,3554%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 202,996 96%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 212,389100%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains66,13931%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains146,25069%