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The Bear Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 2,131 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous24612%
Freshwater Shrub 663%
Freshwater Forested 1778%
Ponds 442%
Lakes 221%
Rivers 1,30361%
Other 27313%

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 Stress4,768< 1%
Low Stress76,25012%
Moderate Stress243,64339%
High Stress205,13332%
Severe Stress101,55016%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 631,335 acres 2,555 sq km
Maximum elevation 5,122 ft 1,561 m
Minimum elevation 3,510 ft 1,070 m
Average elevation 4,129 ft 1,259 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 2,704 < 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 2,704 < 1%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands2,704< 1%
Total State 7,648 1%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife198< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board7,4491%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 3 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 22 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 620,958 98%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 630,752100%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains630,752100%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 583< 1%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands154< 1%
 26k: Sandsheets429< 1%