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The Animas Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 13,860 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 2%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous4,04729%
Freshwater Shrub 1,36810%
Freshwater Forested 32< 1%
Ponds 4,94836%
Lakes 2,10715%
Rivers 1,3069%
Other 52< 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 Stress165,75323%
Low Stress245,04333%
Moderate Stress84,15011%
High Stress66,0869%
Severe Stress171,97123%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 733,001 acres 2,966 sq km
Maximum elevation 14,150 ft 4,314 m
Minimum elevation 5,926 ft 1,807 m
Average elevation 9,225 ft 2,812 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 463,343 63%
 Bureau of Land Management54,2457%
  Total Forest Service Lands 409,098 56%
  Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests145< 1%
  Rio Grande National Forest11< 1%
  San Juan National Forest408,94156%
Total State 13,646 2%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife10,2271%
 Colorado State Land Board3,419< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 389 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 51,913 7%
Private Lands 203,710 28%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 155,74221%
 20a: Monticello-Cortez Uplands60,0818%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands95,66213%
21: Southern Rockies 577,25979%
 21a: Alpine Zone144,76020%
 21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests63,8659%
 21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests26,3624%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests163,77622%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests153,14021%
 21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests25,3563%