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The Uncompahange Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 13,474 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous6,70550%
Freshwater Shrub 1,40910%
Freshwater Forested 1591%
Ponds 2,99922%
Lakes 2852%
Rivers 1,82214%
Other 95< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress52,2857%
Low Stress247,52935%
Moderate Stress143,35920%
High Stress77,58511%
Severe Stress193,12627%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 713,876 acres 2,889 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,162 ft 4,318 m
Minimum elevation 4,913 ft 1,498 m
Average elevation 7,840 ft 2,390 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 300,680 42%
 Bureau of Land Management152,20221%
 National Park Service1,055< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 147,423 21%
  Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests147,41821%
  San Juan National Forest4< 1%
Total State 5,892 < 1%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife5,392< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board286< 1%
 Colorado State Parks212< 1%
 State Land, Misc2< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 3,263 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 404,041 57%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 412,65458%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins169,84524%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands242,80934%
21: Southern Rockies 301,22142%
 21a: Alpine Zone51,3677%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests101,29514%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests109,25815%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests39,3016%