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The Fountain Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 9,454 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous1,77619%
Freshwater Shrub 98410%
Freshwater Forested 1,80619%
Ponds 2,03722%
Lakes 1,27113%
Rivers 1,38015%
Other 1992%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress51,5099%
Low Stress199,69634%
Moderate Stress105,90518%
High Stress77,74313%
Severe Stress158,83927%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 593,695 acres 2,403 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,114 ft 4,303 m
Minimum elevation 4,634 ft 1,413 m
Average elevation 6,756 ft 2,060 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 188,506 32%
 Bureau of Land Management1,288< 1%
 Federal Land, Misc81,63914%
  Total Forest Service Lands 105,579 18%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands105,57918%
Total State 24,950 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife4< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board23,0534%
 Colorado State Parks1,859< 1%
 State Land, Misc35< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 18,904 3%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 35 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 361,300 61%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 195,73633%
 21a: Alpine Zone1,791< 1%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests15,1623%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests129,37422%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands49,4098%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 397,95967%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands217,55837%
 26h: Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands and Savannas8,9692%
 26i: Pine-Oak Woodlands33,4036%
 26j: Foothill Grasslands138,02923%