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The Horse Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 16,243 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous8,26951%
Freshwater Shrub 2,51816%
Freshwater Forested 2662%
Ponds 55< 1%
Lakes 2,49515%
Rivers 2,19414%
Other 4473%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress54,2296%
Low Stress525,69958%
Moderate Stress225,04725%
High Stress73,7328%
Severe Stress32,5954%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 911,302 acres 3,688 sq km
Maximum elevation 7,007 ft 2,136 m
Minimum elevation 3,937 ft 1,200 m
Average elevation 5,124 ft 1,562 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 2,481 < 1%
 Bureau of Land Management2,481< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 189,624 21%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife214< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board189,41021%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 110 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 4,791 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 714,296 78%


Ecoregions (acres)

26: Southwestern Tablelands 911,302100%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands854,03494%
 26j: Foothill Grasslands54,9226%
 26k: Sandsheets2,345< 1%