The Upper South Platte Subbasin
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|Wetland Area by Stressor Class (acres)|
|Total Area and Elevation Range|
|Total Area||1,182,885 acres||4,787 sq km|
|Maximum Elevation||14,253 ft||4,346 m|
|Minimum Elevation||5,169 ft||1,576 m|
|Average Elevation||8,043 ft||2,452 m|
|Land Ownership (acres)|
|Total Federal Lands||574,357||49%|
|Bureau of Land Management||298||< 1%|
|Federal Land, Misc||1,169||< 1%|
|Total Forest Service Land||572,889||48%|
|Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, Pawnee National Grassland||37,337||3%|
|Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands||535,490||45%|
|White River National Forest||62||< 1%|
|Total State Lands||12,319||1%|
|City, County, and Other Local Government Lands||63,956||5%|
|Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations||20,191||2%|
|21: Southern Rockies||910,514||77%|
|21a: Alpine Zone||61,527||5%|
|21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests||225,401||19%|
|21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests||563,911||48%|
|21d: Foothill Shrublands||59,675||5%|
|25: High Plains||145,127||12%|
|25c: Moderate Relief Plains||17,552||1%|
|25d: Flat to Rolling Plains||52,541||4%|
|25l: Front Range Fans||75,034||6%|
|26: Southwestern Tablelands||127,243||11%|
|26i: Pine-Oak Woodlands||123,456||10%|
|26j: Foothill Grasslands||3,787||< 1%|
Potential Conservation Areas (PCAs) are delineated around important elements of biodiversity (plants, animals or natural communities). The list below includes all PCAs within the Upper South Platte created for wetland and riparian dependent elements. This list represents wetlands and riparian areas with the highest known biodiversity value in the area.
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|Site Name||Biodiversity Significance|
Tracked elements of biodiversity include animals, plants, and natural communities that are uncommon either globally or within the state of Colorado. The list below includes all wetland and riparian dependent elements found within the Upper South Platte and the count of known occurrences.
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|Major Group||State Scientific Name||Common Name||Global Rank||State Rank||ESA Status||CO Status||Other Status||CNHP Tracking Status|
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