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The Rio Chama Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 1,734 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 3%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous1,23071%
Freshwater Shrub 23614%
Freshwater Forested 11< 1%
Ponds 20512%
Lakes 302%
Rivers 211%
Other 2< 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 Stress22,96244%
Low Stress17,13333%
Moderate Stress8,91417%
High Stress2,7095%
Severe Stress405< 1%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 52,119 acres 211 sq km
Maximum elevation 12,774 ft 3,894 m
Minimum elevation 8,401 ft 2,561 m
Average elevation 10,094 ft 3,078 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 30,250 58%
  Total Forest Service Lands 30,250 58%
  Rio Grande National Forest30,25058%
Total State 0 None
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 21,869 42%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 52,119100%
 21a: Alpine Zone6,76213%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests3,8587%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests2,3234%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests39,17575%