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The Upper Arkansas Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 24,995 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous7,91732%
Freshwater Shrub 5,08520%
Freshwater Forested 2,1869%
Ponds 2,2369%
Lakes 4,69019%
Rivers 2,2529%
Other 6283%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 0< 1%
Dammed 0< 1%
Ditched/Drained 0< 1%
Farmed 0< 1%
Modified by Beaver 0< 1%




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress109,0117%
Low Stress605,96741%
Moderate Stress363,38825%
High Stress194,99613%
Severe Stress200,73014%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,474,081 acres 5,966 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,113 ft 4,303 m
Minimum elevation 4,515 ft 1,376 m
Average elevation 6,843 ft 2,086 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 372,133 25%
 Bureau of Land Management130,1599%
 Federal Land, Misc75,6515%
  Total Forest Service Lands 166,322 11%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands166,32211%
Total State 101,132 7%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife25,7992%
 Colorado State Land Board75,2465%
 Colorado State Parks87< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 17,846 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 542 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 982,430 67%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 730,30150%
 21a: Alpine Zone13,052< 1%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests87,3386%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests349,07224%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands209,46714%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests19,5831%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests17,9441%
 21h: Volcanic Mid-Elevation Forests33,8462%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 743,78050%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands522,45735%
 26h: Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands and Savannas221,32315%