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The Sand Arroyo Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 726 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous17023%
Freshwater Shrub 152%
Freshwater Forested 16322%
Ponds 1< 1%
Lakes 0None
Rivers 28840%
Other 9012%

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 Stress801< 1%
Low Stress56,67919%
Moderate Stress74,97025%
High Stress119,29839%
Severe Stress53,25217%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 305,003 acres 1,234 sq km
Maximum elevation 5,416 ft 1,651 m
Minimum elevation 3,607 ft 1,100 m
Average elevation 4,549 ft 1,387 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 67,137 22%
 Bureau of Land Management17< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 67,119 22%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands67,11922%
Total State 7,191 2%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife178< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board7,0132%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 230,676 76%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 303,26099%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains303,26099%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 1,744< 1%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands1,744< 1%