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The Cimarron Headwaters Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 1,265 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous26421%
Freshwater Shrub 5< 1%
Freshwater Forested 22618%
Ponds 6< 1%
Lakes 534%
Rivers 49939%
Other 21117%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress144,75335%
Low Stress220,82953%
Moderate Stress41,14310%
High Stress7,7182%
Severe Stress1,655< 1%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 416,106 acres 1,684 sq km
Maximum elevation 7,091 ft 2,162 m
Minimum elevation 4,355 ft 1,328 m
Average elevation 5,449 ft 1,661 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 23,479 6%
 Bureau of Land Management447< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 23,033 6%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands23,0336%
Total State 22,885 5%
 Colorado State Land Board22,8855%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 369,742 89%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 5,5051%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains5,5051%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 410,60199%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands102,79825%
 26f: Mesa de Maya/Black Mesa307,80474%