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The Huerfano Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 32,242 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 3%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous18,36157%
Freshwater Shrub 5,23616%
Freshwater Forested 3,36110%
Ponds 1,1694%
Lakes 1,2924%
Rivers 2,1707%
Other 6542%

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 Stress108,1689%
Low Stress584,44949%
Moderate Stress274,14923%
High Stress131,12911%
Severe Stress91,5908%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,189,487 acres 4,814 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,330 ft 4,369 m
Minimum elevation 4,440 ft 1,354 m
Average elevation 7,117 ft 2,170 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 206,430 17%
 Bureau of Land Management65,5116%
 National Park Service75< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 140,843 12%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands140,83712%
  Rio Grande National Forest6< 1%
Total State 48,398 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife3,169< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board43,9824%
 Colorado State Parks1,247< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 157 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 466 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 934,036 79%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 558,03547%
 21a: Alpine Zone12,1851%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests58,1565%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests30,5483%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands295,08725%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests78,1057%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests69,3206%
 21j: Grassland Parks14,6341%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 631,45253%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands431,40836%
 26h: Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands and Savannas200,04417%