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The Conejos Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 30,560 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 9%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous23,75478%
Freshwater Shrub 2,6999%
Freshwater Forested 1,1514%
Ponds 1,2134%
Lakes 1,2524%
Rivers 4481%
Other 44< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress71,98421%
Low Stress142,02241%
Moderate Stress40,25812%
High Stress27,4888%
Severe Stress60,73918%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 342,486 acres 1,386 sq km
Maximum elevation 13,172 ft 4,016 m
Minimum elevation 7,491 ft 2,284 m
Average elevation 9,558 ft 2,914 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 241,475 71%
 Bureau of Land Management36,90711%
  Total Forest Service Lands 204,568 60%
  Rio Grande National Forest204,54160%
  San Juan National Forest27< 1%
Total State 10,344 3%
 Colorado State Land Board10,3443%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 90,666 26%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 232,24768%
 21a: Alpine Zone33,44310%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands16,3205%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests170,32650%
 21h: Volcanic Mid-Elevation Forests12,1594%
22: Arizona/New Mexico Plate 110,23932%
 22a: San Luis Shrublands and Hills59,86817%
 22b: San Luis Alluvial Flats and Wetlands50,37115%