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The Piceance-Yellow Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 1,314 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous1,05480%
Freshwater Shrub 272%
Freshwater Forested 0None
Ponds 17113%
Lakes 0None
Rivers 494%
Other 131%

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 Stress76,40313%
Low Stress345,13159%
Moderate Stress109,02819%
High Stress37,4486%
Severe Stress17,8703%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 585,883 acres 2,371 sq km
Maximum elevation 9,850 ft 3,003 m
Minimum elevation 5,520 ft 1,683 m
Average elevation 7,173 ft 2,187 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 415,744 71%
 Bureau of Land Management415,02871%
  Total Forest Service Lands 716 < 1%
  White River National Forest716< 1%
Total State 11,973 2%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife11,9732%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 158,166 27%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 581,51299%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands581,51299%
21: Southern Rockies 4,371< 1%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests1,625< 1%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests2,745< 1%