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The Lower Yampa Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 13,447 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous4,74235%
Freshwater Shrub 6465%
Freshwater Forested 29< 1%
Ponds 4,72635%
Lakes 75< 1%
Rivers 2,93122%
Other 2982%

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 Stress158,32516%
Low Stress554,90555%
Moderate Stress182,22818%
High Stress70,8827%
Severe Stress39,0884%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,005,442 acres 4,069 sq km
Maximum elevation 10,854 ft 3,309 m
Minimum elevation 5,035 ft 1,535 m
Average elevation 6,749 ft 2,058 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 461,781 46%
 Bureau of Land Management335,91233%
 National Park Service103,85210%
  Total Forest Service Lands 22,017 2%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest2< 1%
  White River National Forest22,0152%
Total State 55,364 6%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife11,0481%
 Colorado State Land Board44,3154%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 36 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 488,262 49%


Ecoregions (acres)

18: Wyoming Basin 531,37553%
 18a: Rolling Sagebrush Steppe531,37553%
20: Colorado Plateaus 438,16444%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins68,2577%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands369,90737%
21: Southern Rockies 35,9024%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands1,616< 1%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests2,218< 1%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests32,0683%