Wetland Related CNHP Documents and Reports

Published Field Guides

Field Guide to Colorado's Wetland Plants

Documents and Reports

The documents and reports on this page are arranged by year of completion and alphabetical order by title. Using your mouse, left click on a document title to view it online, or right click to download.


2016 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Ecological Integrity Assessment for Colorado Wetlands: Field Manual, Version 2.1Joanna Lemly, Laurie Gilligan, and Catherine Wiechmann
Fen Mapping for the Rio Grande National ForestGabrielle Smith, Joanna Lemly, Pam Smith, and Bernadette Kuhn
National Wetland Inventory Mapping of the Arkansas Headwaters SubbasinJoanna Lemly, Lexine Long, Gabrielle Smith, and Jeremy Sueltenfuss

2015 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Colorado Natural Heritage Program Wetland Program Plan - Dec 2015 Status Update and AddendumCNHP
Colorado Wetlands Mobile App: A User's GuideJoanna Lemly, Denise Culver, Kirstin Holfelder, Gabrielle Smith
Denver County Critical Urban Wetlands BrochurePam Smith, Bernadette Kuhn, Kirstin Holfelder
Survey and Assessment of Critical Urban Wetlands: City and County of DenverPam Smith and Bernadette Kuhn

2014 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
National Wetland Inventory Mapping for the Colorado Portion of the Southern Rockies Landscape Conservation Cooperative. Jeremy Sueltenfuss, Gabrielle Smith, Joanna Lemly

2013 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Ecological Integrity Assessment for Colorado Wetlands Field Manual, Version 1.0 – REVIEW DRAFTJoanna Lemly, Laurie Gilligan
Setting Mitigation in the Watershed Context: Demonstration and Description of Colorado's Watershed Approach to Compensatory Wetland MitigationJoanna Lemly, Brad Johnson, Laurie Gilligan, and Erick Carlson

2012 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Assessing the Natural Range of Variability in Minimally Disturbed Wetlands across the Rocky Mountains: the Rocky Mountain REMAP ProjectLinda Vance, Karen Newlon, Joanna Lemly, and George Jones
Assessment of Wetland Condition on the Rio Grande National ForestJoanna Lemly
Evaluation of Big Spring CreekBernadette Kuhn
North Platte River Basin Wetland Profile and Condition AssessmentJoanna Lemly and Laurie Gilligan
Pilot Test of the Ecological Approaches to Environmental Protection Developed in Capacity Research Projects C06A and C06BLee Grunau, Michelle Fink, Karin Decker, David G. Anderson, Erick Carlson, Gabrielle Smith, Catherine Keske, Joshua Goldstein, and Joanna Lemly
Revisit and Condition Assessment of Targeted Riparian Areas on the Routt National ForestLaurie Gilligan and Joanna Lemly
Survey of Critical Biological Resources Jefferson County, ColoradoSovell J., Smith P., Culver D., Spackman-Panjabi S. and Stevens J.
Wetlands Section of the 2012 Colorado Integrated Water Quality Monitoring Report (excerpt from larger report)Joanna Lemly (full report by the Colorado Water Quality Control Division of Colorado Dept of Public Health and Environment)

2011 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
National Wetland Inventory (NWI) Mapping of the Cache la Poudre and South Platte RiversErick Carlson and Joanna Lemly
Statewide Strategies to Improve Effectiveness in Protecting and Restoring Colorado’s Wetland ResourceLemly, J., Gilligan, L., and Fink, M.
Survey of Critical Wetlands of Gilpin County Colorado, 2011Malone, D., J. Stevens, & D. Culver
Wetland Mapping and Fen Survey in the White River National Forest 2011Malone, D., Carlson, E., Smith, G., Culver, D., and Lemly, J.

2010 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Colorado Natural Heritage Program Wetland Program PlanCNHP
Identification and Assessment of Important Wetlands within the North Platte River Watershed 2009-2010Culver D., K. Decker, J. Sovell, J. Bell, J. Huggins and J. Parker.

2009 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Field Testing of the Subalpine Montane Riparian Shrublands Ecological Integrity Assessment (EIA) in the Blue River Watershed, ColoradoLemly, J. and J. Rocchio
Survey of Critical Biological Resources Chaffee County, Colorado (2009)Culver, D., D. Malone, S. Neid, and J. Handwerk
Vegetation Index of Biotic Integrity (VIBI) for Headwater Wetlands in the Southern Rocky Mountains - Version 2.0: Calibration of Selected VIBI ModelsLemly, J. and J. Rocchio

2008 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Survey of Critical Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Hinsdale County, ColoradoNeid, S and J. Jones
Survey of Seeps and Springs on Bureau of Land Management lands in northern Hinsdale County 2006-2007Neid, S, D. Malone, and J. Jones
Survey of Selected Wetlands within the Bureau of Land Management White River Resource Area (Rio Blanco, Garfield, and Moffat Counties, CO) 2008Culver, D.

2007 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Assessing Ecological Condition of Headwater Wetlands in the Southern Rocky Mountains Using a Vegetation Index of Biotic Integrity (VIBI)Rocchio, Joe
Floristic Quality Assessment Indices for Colorado Plant CommunitiesRocchio, J.
San Juan National Forest Botanical Survey of FensLyon, P., M. Rohman, and J. Crawford

2006 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Ecological Integrity Assessment (EIA) and Performance Measures for Wetland MitigationFaber-Langendoen, D., J. Rocchio, M. Schafale, C. Nordman, M. Pyne, J. Teague, . T. Foti, and P. Comer
Epipactis gigantea Dougl. ex Hook. (stream orchid): A Technical Conservation AssessmentRocchio, J., M. March, and D.G. Anderson
Eriophorum chamissonis C.A. Mey.(Chamisso's cottongrass): A Technical Conservation AssessmentDecker, K., D. Culver, and D.G. Anderson
Eriophorum gracile W. D. J. Koch (slender cottongrass): A Technical Conservation AssessmentDecker, K., D. Culver, and D.G. Anderson
Intermountain Basins Playa EIARocchio, J.
Kobresia simpliciuscula (Wahlenberg) Mackenzie (simple bog sedge): A Technical Conservation AssessmentDecker, K., D. Culver, and D.G. Anderson
Malaxis brachypoda (A. Gray) Fernald(white adder's-mouth orchid):A Technical Conservation AssessmentAnderson, D.G.
North American Arid West Freshwater Marsh EIARocchio, J.
Rocky Mountain Alpine-Montane Wet Meadow EIARocchio, J.
Rocky Mountain Lower Montane Riparian Woodland and Shrubland EIARocchio, J.
Rocky Mountain Subalpine-Montane Fen EIARocchio, J.
Rocky Mountain Subalpine-Montane Riparian Shrublands EIARocchio, J.
Rocky Mountain Subalpine-Montane Riparian Woodland EIARocchio, J.
Salix arizonica Dorn (Arizona willow): A Technical Conservation AssessmentDecker, K.
Salix candida Flueggé ex Wild. (sageleaf willow): A Technical Conservation AssessmentDecker, K.
Salix myrtillifolia Anderss. (blueberry willow): A Technical Conservation AssessmentNeid, S., K. Decker, and D.G. Anderson
Salix serissima (Bailey) Fern. (autumn willow): A Technical Conservation AssessmentDecker, K.
Survey of Critical Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Archuleta CountyFreeman, K., M. March, and D. Culver
Survey of Critical Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Fremont CountyNeid, S.
Survey of Selected Wetlands within the Bureau of Land Management Kremmling Field Office Management Area (Grand County, CO): 2006Culver, D., and J. Jones
Utricularia minor L. (lesser bladderwort): A Technical Conservation AssessmentNeid, S.
Vegetation Index of Biotic Integrity (VIBI) for Southern Rocky Mountain Fens, Wet Meadows, and Riparian Shrublands: Phase 1 Final ReportRocchio, J.

2005 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Survey of Critical Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Dolores CountyMarch, M., D. Culver, P. Lyon, J. Hanson, and S. Eastin

2004 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Survey and Assessment of the "Alamosa Marshes" area, San Luis Valley, CORocchio, J.
Survey of Critical Wetlands and Riparian Areas in La Plata County, ColoradoMarch, M., P. Lyon, D. Culver, J. Huggins
Survey of Critical Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Southern Alamosa and Costilla Counties, San Luis Valley, ColoradoRocchio, J.
Survey of Critical Wetlands Bureau of Land Management Lands South Park, Park County, Colorado 2003-2004Culver, D.
Wetland Classification of Blanca Wetlands, San Luis Valley, ColoradoRocchio, J.

2003 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Assessment of Riparian and Wetland Areas within the Buffalo-Stillwater-Gilsonite Allotment Analysis Area, Arapaho National Forest, Grand County, ColoradoRocchio, J., G. Doyle, and R. Rondeau
Field Guide to the Wetland and Riparian Plant Associations of ColoradoCarsey, K., G. Kittel, K. Decker, D. J. Cooper, and D. Culver
Statewide Wetlands Classification and Characterization, Final Report, April 2003Carsey, K., D. Cooper, K. Decker, D. Culver, G. Kittel
Survey of Critical Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Gunnison CountyRocchio J., G Doyle, R. Rondeau
Survey of Selected Seeps and Springs within the Bureau of Land Management’s Gunnison Field Office Management Area (Gunnison and Saguache Counties, CO)Doyle, G

2002 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Biological Survey of Bent's Old Fort National Historic Site, Otero County, ColoradoGionfriddo, J.P., D.R. Culver, and J. Stevens
Survey of Critical Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Mesa CountyRocchio, J., G. Doyle, and D. Culver
Survey of Seeps and Springs within the Bureau of Land Management’s Grand Junction Field Office Management Area (Mesa County, CO)Doyle, G., J. Rocchio, and D. Culver

2001 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Statewide Wetlands Classification and Characterization: Wetland Plant Associations of Colorado. Preliminary Report 1999-2001Carsey, K., D. Cooper, K. Decker, D. Culver, G. Kittel
Survey of Critical Biological Resources of Garfield County, Colorado, Volume II: Survey of Critical Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Garfield CountyRocchio, J., P. Lyon, J. Sovell
Survey of Critical Wetland Wetlands and Riparian Areas in El Paso and Pueblo Counties, ColoradoDoyle, G., Gionfriddo, J., Anderson, D., D. Culver
Survey of Seeps and Springs within the Bureau of Land Management’s Grand Junction Field Office Management Area (Garfield County, CO)Rocchio, J., J. Sovell, P. Lyon

2000 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
Assessment of Riparian Vegetation and Wildlife Habitat Structure North Fork of the Gunnison River Tributaries and Lower Gunnison River TributariesDamm, M., J. Stevens, and S. Boyle
Biological Inventory of Rio Grande and Conejos Counties, Colorado, Volume II: A Natural Heritage Inventory and Assessment of Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Rio Grande and Conejos CountiesRocchio, J., Culver, D., Kettler, S., Schorr, R.
Comprehensive Statewide Wetlands Classification and CharacterizationHupalo, R., Culver, D., Doyle, G.
Riparian Assessment of the North Fork Gunnison River and Lower Gunnison RiverCNHP

1999 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
A Classification of Riparian Plant Associations of the Rio Grande and Closed Basin Watersheds, ColoradoKittel, G., VanWie, E., Damm, M., Rondeau, R., Kettler, S., Sanderson, J.
A Classification of Riparian Wetland Plant Associations of ColoradoKittel, G., VanWie, E., Damm, M., Rondeau, R., Kettler, S., McMullen, A., and J. Sanderson
A Natural Heritage Assessment and Inventory of State Wildlife Area WetlandsKettler, S., D. Starr, and D. Culver
A Natural Heritage Assessment of Wetlands and Riparian Areas in the Uncompahgre River Basin Eastern Montrose and Ouray Counties, Volume IIStephens, T., D. Culver, J. Zoerner, and P. Lyon
Lake Fork of the Gunnison River: Riparian Assessment Report Kittel, G. K.

1998 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
A Classification of the Riparian Vegetation of the South Platte and Republican River Basins, ColoradoKittel, G. E. VanWie, M. Damm
Saguache County, Closed Basin Biological Inventory Volume II: A Natural Heritage Assessment of Wetlands and Riparian Areas in the Closed Basin, Colorado Final ReportSarr, D., J. Sanderson
White Ranch Wetlands Biological Survey and Permanent Vegetation Monitoring PlotsRondeau, R., J. Sanderson

1997 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
A Natural Heritage Assessment of Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Summit County, ColoradoCulver, D., J. Sanderson
Summit County Conservation Inventory Volume I: A Natural Heritage AssessmentSpackman, S., K. Fayette, D. Culver, K. Murrell, and M. Sherman

1996 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
A Classification of the Riparian Vegetation of the Lower South Platte and Parts of the Upper Arkansas River Basins, ColoradoKittel, G., R. Rondeau, A. McMullen
A Natural Heritage Assessment of Wetlands and Riparian Areas in Routt County, ColoradoCulver, D. R. and J. Sanderson
A Preliminary Wetland Vegetation Classification for a Portion of Colorado's West SlopeSanderson, J., S. Kettler
Extreme Rich Fens of South Park, Colorado: Their Distribution, Identification, and Natural Heritage SignificanceSanderson, J., M. March
Inventory of Critical Biological Resources for the South Platte River WatershedCNHP
Routt National Forest Riparian Vegetation ClassificationKettler, S. and A. Mc Mullen
Significant Animals and Plants and Classification of Riparian Associations, Timpas Grazing District and Kim Grazing AssociationCulver, D., M. March, S. Kettler, C. Pague
Significant Plant, Animal, and Wetland Resources of Larimer County and Their Conservation. (PDF 53.5 mb). Kettler, S., J. Sanderson, S. Spackman, K. Fayette, C. Pague, D. Clark, and A. Hicks.Kettler, S.,. J. Sanderson, S. Spackman, K. Fayette, C. Pague, D. Clark, A. Hicks

1995 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
A Classification of the Riparian Vegetation of the Gunnison River Basin, ColoradoKittel, G., R. Rondeau, S. Kettler

1994 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
San Juan National Forest Riparian Vegetation Classification Preliminary ReportKettler, S., K. Carsey, M. Aitken.

1993 Reports

Report TitleAuthors
A Preliminary Classification of the Riparian Vegetation of the Yampa and San Miguel/Dolores River BasinsKittel, G. and N. Lederer