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The Upper White Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 19,624 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous9,52049%
Freshwater Shrub 2,11311%
Freshwater Forested 36< 1%
Ponds 5,45128%
Lakes 1,2636%
Rivers 1,0876%
Other 153< 1%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

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




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress172,81420%
Low Stress360,36641%
Moderate Stress159,82318%
High Stress112,50613%
Severe Stress68,0028%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 873,511 acres 3,535 sq km
Maximum elevation 12,000 ft 3,659 m
Minimum elevation 5,519 ft 1,682 m
Average elevation 7,958 ft 2,426 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 558,385 64%
 Bureau of Land Management210,65224%
  Total Forest Service Lands 347,733 40%
  Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest86< 1%
  White River National Forest347,64740%
Total State 27,147 3%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife21,9273%
 Colorado State Land Board5,220< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 287,979 33%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 436,55250%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins121,58914%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands314,96336%
21: Southern Rockies 436,95950%
 21a: Alpine Zone40,5645%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests192,65122%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests153,39118%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests50,3546%