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The Upper Yampa Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 55,926 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 3%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous24,49944%
Freshwater Shrub 12,42322%
Freshwater Forested 8031%
Ponds 12,00021%
Lakes 3,5776%
Rivers 2,2644%
Other 360< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress145,4779%
Low Stress474,40128%
Moderate Stress338,20820%
High Stress386,71023%
Severe Stress331,90620%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,676,694 acres 6,785 sq km
Maximum elevation 12,346 ft 3,764 m
Minimum elevation 6,114 ft 1,864 m
Average elevation 8,006 ft 2,441 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 664,980 40%
 Bureau of Land Management60,2664%
 Federal Land, Misc709< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 604,005 36%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest591,70435%
  White River National Forest12,301< 1%
Total State 82,406 5%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife2,846< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board74,5784%
 Colorado State Parks4,981< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 1,171 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 3,107 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 925,031 55%


Ecoregions (acres)

18: Wyoming Basin 305,75018%
 18a: Rolling Sagebrush Steppe305,75018%
21: Southern Rockies 1,370,94482%
 21a: Alpine Zone24,5721%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests238,32614%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests72,0524%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands295,34118%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests241,92314%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests498,72930%