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The Upper Dolores Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 13,779 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous5,06837%
Freshwater Shrub 2,03415%
Freshwater Forested 55< 1%
Ponds 3,67727%
Lakes 9257%
Rivers 1,90714%
Other 111< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress337,67528%
Low Stress590,86749%
Moderate Stress157,84813%
High Stress80,9437%
Severe Stress48,3474%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,215,683 acres 4,920 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,256 ft 4,346 m
Minimum elevation 4,821 ft 1,470 m
Average elevation 7,826 ft 2,386 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 968,865 80%
 Bureau of Land Management418,11734%
 Bureau of Reclamation1< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 550,747 45%
  Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests120< 1%
  Manti-La Sal National Forest10,099< 1%
  San Juan National Forest540,52844%
Total State 25,314 2%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife1,975< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board15,3211%
 Colorado State Parks8,019< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 221,503 18%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 581,47548%
 20a: Monticello-Cortez Uplands26,1772%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins105,1529%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands450,14637%
21: Southern Rockies 634,20752%
 21a: Alpine Zone16,8481%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests296,45424%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests320,90626%