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The Upper Arkansas-Lake Meredith Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 33,504 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous9,79029%
Freshwater Shrub 5,97318%
Freshwater Forested 7,79523%
Ponds 3,47710%
Lakes 4,62314%
Rivers 1,3414%
Other 5062%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress141,62410%
Low Stress793,20256%
Moderate Stress246,43017%
High Stress85,8936%
Severe Stress148,74511%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,415,882 acres 5,730 sq km
Maximum elevation 6,243 ft 1,903 m
Minimum elevation 3,939 ft 1,201 m
Average elevation 4,730 ft 1,442 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 178,708 13%
 Bureau of Land Management14,118< 1%
 Federal Land, Misc39,2433%
 National Park Service797< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 124,549 9%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands124,5499%
Total State 204,798 14%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife1,931< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board202,86614%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 79 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 1,032,297 73%


Ecoregions (acres)

26: Southwestern Tablelands 1,415,882100%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands1,227,02587%
 26h: Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands and Savannas48,7963%
 26k: Sandsheets140,06110%