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The Arkansas Headwaters Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area

Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 79,644 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 4%

Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous48,44161%
Freshwater Shrub 16,10120%
Freshwater Forested 1,4842%
Ponds 5,3897%
Lakes 5,7647%
Rivers 2,1923%
Other 274< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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

[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors

Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress323,93317%
Low Stress845,58643%
Moderate Stress377,95219%
High Stress208,99011%
Severe Stress203,81810%

[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership

Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,960,273 acres 7,933 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,421 ft 4,397 m
Minimum elevation 5,359 ft 1,634 m
Average elevation 9,361 ft 2,854 m

Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 1,179,843 60%
 Bureau of Land Management356,92218%
 Fish and Wildlife Service417< 1%
 National Park Service9< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 822,495 42%
  Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests99< 1%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands822,19142%
  Rio Grande National Forest109< 1%
  White River National Forest96< 1%
Total State 80,736 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife766< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board79,9714%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 1,587 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 11 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 698,095 36%

Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 1,960,195100%
 21a: Alpine Zone264,86014%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests142,5687%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests272,77514%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands445,30823%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests155,4748%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests225,79612%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests76,2484%
 21h: Volcanic Mid-Elevation Forests66,9063%
 21i: Sagebrush Parks28,9171%
 21j: Grassland Parks281,34414%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 78< 1%
 26h: Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands and Savannas78< 1%