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The Mancos Subbasin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 2,852 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands < 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous1,69259%
Freshwater Shrub 2709%
Freshwater Forested 9< 1%
Ponds 30511%
Lakes 31711%
Rivers 2087%
Other 532%

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 Stress36,0178%
Low Stress186,02939%
Moderate Stress120,79225%
High Stress90,44119%
Severe Stress43,3989%




[+] River Subbasin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 476,671 acres 1,929 sq km
Maximum elevation 13,237 ft 4,036 m
Minimum elevation 4,711 ft 1,436 m
Average elevation 6,763 ft 2,062 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 115,879 24%
 Bureau of Land Management23,4535%
 National Park Service48,08610%
  Total Forest Service Lands 44,339 9%
  San Juan National Forest44,3399%
Total State 3,548 < 1%
 Colorado State Land Board3,548< 1%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 0 None
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 0 None
Tribal Lands 293,310 62%
Private Lands 63,935 13%


Ecoregions (acres)

20: Colorado Plateaus 422,59089%
 20a: Monticello-Cortez Uplands5,8811%
 20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins97,01120%
 20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands307,44064%
 20d: Arid Canyonlands12,2583%
21: Southern Rockies 54,08111%
 21a: Alpine Zone4,487< 1%
 21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests27,3366%
 21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests22,2585%