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The Lower Dolores Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 3,553 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous1,12032%
Freshwater Shrub 3239%
Freshwater Forested 0None
Ponds 1,41040%
Lakes 7< 1%
Rivers 68319%
Other 11< 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 Stress124,57730%
Low Stress223,63555%
Moderate Stress39,28610%
High Stress12,8163%
Severe Stress9,2822%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 409,605 acres 1,658 sq km
Maximum elevation 9,772 ft 2,979 m
Minimum elevation 4,456 ft 1,358 m
Average elevation 6,937 ft 2,115 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 350,180 85%
 Bureau of Land Management246,78360%
  Total Forest Service Lands 103,397 25%
  Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests86,37421%
  Manti-La Sal National Forest17,0234%
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 59,425 15%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 282,96869%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands277,04168%
 20d: Arid Canyonlands5,9271%
21: Southern Rockies 126,63731%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests126,63731%