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The Little Snake Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 18,822 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous5,57330%
Freshwater Shrub 2,84315%
Freshwater Forested 3022%
Ponds 4,55224%
Lakes 0None
Rivers 5,31928%
Other 2341%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress210,85319%
Low Stress573,16552%
Moderate Stress178,36116%
High Stress104,48910%
Severe Stress30,1833%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 1,097,039 acres 4,440 sq km
Maximum elevation 10,849 ft 3,308 m
Minimum elevation 5,613 ft 1,711 m
Average elevation 6,980 ft 2,128 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 708,772 65%
 Bureau of Land Management575,87952%
  Total Forest Service Lands 132,893 12%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest132,89312%
Total State 82,573 8%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife4,861< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board77,7117%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 305,695 28%


Ecoregions (acres)

18: Wyoming Basin 769,34570%
 18a: Rolling Sagebrush Steppe418,60138%
 18d: Foothill Shrublands and Low Mountains24,0422%
 18e: Salt Desert Shrub Basins326,70330%
20: Colorado Plateaus 36,3753%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins9,782< 1%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands26,5932%
21: Southern Rockies 291,31927%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests36,7913%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests8,561< 1%
 21d: Foothill Shrublands60,2625%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests115,67611%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests70,0296%