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The Apishapa Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 4,087 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous1,07626%
Freshwater Shrub 88322%
Freshwater Forested 90822%
Ponds 441%
Lakes 471%
Rivers 67817%
Other 45111%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress174,63825%
Low Stress331,19848%
Moderate Stress91,99713%
High Stress41,7586%
Severe Stress48,8797%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 688,479 acres 2,786 sq km
Maximum elevation 13,582 ft 4,141 m
Minimum elevation 4,261 ft 1,299 m
Average elevation 5,855 ft 1,785 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 12,577 2%
 Bureau of Land Management3,353< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 9,225 1%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands9,2251%
Total State 99,352 14%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife26,1914%
 Colorado State Land Board73,16111%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 576,550 84%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 119,08817%
 21a: Alpine Zone1,977< 1%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests1,460< 1%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands23,4483%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests2,258< 1%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests89,94413%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 569,39183%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands438,42564%
 26h: Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands and Savannas130,96619%