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The Roaring Fork Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 20,960 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous7,81637%
Freshwater Shrub 4,49021%
Freshwater Forested 89< 1%
Ponds 5,64827%
Lakes 2,06110%
Rivers 8064%
Other 51< 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 Stress134,10514%
Low Stress425,28246%
Moderate Stress147,13616%
High Stress92,48710%
Severe Stress131,82214%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 930,840 acres 3,767 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,256 ft 4,346 m
Minimum elevation 5,717 ft 1,743 m
Average elevation 9,593 ft 2,925 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 703,709 76%
 Bureau of Land Management52,5106%
  Total Forest Service Lands 651,199 70%
  Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests92< 1%
  Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands51< 1%
  White River National Forest651,05670%
Total State 5,907 < 1%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife5,426< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board481< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 3,545 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 1,782 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 215,896 23%


Ecoregions (acres)

21: Southern Rockies 930,840100%
 21a: Alpine Zone190,87521%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests130,98114%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands176,85119%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests331,87636%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests100,25711%