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The Republican Basin

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[+] Mapped Wetland Area



Wetland Mapping Summary

Area of mapped wetlands 64,676 acres
Percent of basin mapped as wetlands 1%


Wetland Area by Type (acres)

Freshwater Herbaceous41,39564%
Freshwater Shrub 1,0602%
Freshwater Forested 6,46310%
Ponds 9231%
Lakes 1,9253%
Rivers 6,81011%
Other 1,9613%

Wetland Area Mapped with Modifiers (acres)

Excavated 2< 1%
Dammed 0None
Ditched/Drained 0None
Farmed 4,1406%
Modified by Beaver 0None




[+] Wetland Landscape Stressors



Weltand Area by Stressor Class (acres)

No Stress24,280< 1%
Low Stress655,32612%
Moderate Stress1,751,69431%
High Stress1,910,38934%
Severe Stress1,284,24923%




[+] Major River Basin Geography and Land Ownership


Total Area and Elevation Range

Total Area 5,625,926 acres 22,768 sq km
Maximum elevation 5,965 ft 1,819 m
Minimum elevation 3,315 ft 1,011 m
Average elevation 4,286 ft 1,307 m


Land Ownership (acres)

Total Federal Lands 1,628 < 1%
 Bureau of Land Management515< 1%
 Bureau of Reclamation40< 1%
 Federal Land, Misc1,072< 1%
  Total Forest Service Lands 0 None
Total State 239,051 4%
 Colorado Division of Wildlife10,535< 1%
 Colorado State Land Board228,5164%
City, County, and Other Local Government Lands 3,326 < 1%
Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations 14,275 < 1%
Tribal Lands 0 None
Private Lands 5,367,646 95%


Ecoregions (acres)

25: High Plains 5,625,191100%
 25b: Rolling Sand Plains1,163,59621%
 25c: Moderate Relief Plains1,457,76626%
 25d: Flat to Rolling Plains3,003,82953%
26: Southwestern Tablelands 736< 1%
 26e: Piedmont Plains and Tablelands736< 1%