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The Upper Cimarron Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area

Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 5,279 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%

Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous1,12221%
Freshwater Shrub 2,09740%
Freshwater Forested 4579%
Ponds 0< 1%
Lakes 0None
Rivers 1,51029%
Other 932%

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 Stress22,6167%
Low Stress161,01750%
Moderate Stress78,71424%
High Stress47,95315%
Severe Stress14,0454%

[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership

Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 324,334 acres 1,313 sq km
Maximum elevation 4,962 ft 1,513 m
Minimum elevation 3,489 ft 1,064 m
Average elevation 4,169 ft 1,271 m

Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 104,552 32%
 Bureau of Land Management55< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 104,497 32%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands104,49732%
Total State 11,124 3%
 Colorado State Land Board11,1243%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 208,659 64%

Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 261,55481%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains48,41715%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains108,65934%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains104,47832%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 62,78019%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands41,33413%
 26f: Mesa de Maya/Black Mesa21,4467%