The Upper Gunnison Subbasin
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|Wetland Area by Stressor Class (acres)|
|Total Area and Elevation Range|
|Total Area||1,543,471 acres||6,246 sq km|
|Maximum Elevation||14,317 ft||4,365 m|
|Minimum Elevation||5,085 ft||1,550 m|
|Average Elevation||9,462 ft||2,885 m|
|Land Ownership (acres)|
|Total Federal Lands||1,133,928||73%|
|Bureau of Land Management||470,023||30%|
|Bureau of Reclamation||10||< 1%|
|Federal Land, Misc||642||< 1%|
|National Park Service||66,927||4%|
|Total Forest Service Land||596,326||39%|
|Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forests||595,849||39%|
|Rio Grande National Forest||477||< 1%|
|Total State Lands||22,643||1%|
|City, County, and Other Local Government Lands||8||< 1%|
|Land Trusts and Non-Governmental Organizations||0||None|
|20: Colorado Plateaus||189,556||12%|
|20b: Shale Deserts and Sedimentary Basins||6,886||< 1%|
|20c: Semiarid Benchlands and Canyonlands||182,670||12%|
|21: Southern Rockies||1,353,914||88%|
|21a: Alpine Zone||155,686||10%|
|21b: Crystalline Subalpine Forests||5,215||< 1%|
|21c: Crystalline Mid-Elevation Forests||4,896||< 1%|
|21d: Foothill Shrublands||2,291||< 1%|
|21e: Sedimentary Subalpine Forests||84,100||5%|
|21f: Sedimentary Mid-Elevation Forests||95,598||6%|
|21g: Volcanic Subalpine Forests||511,245||33%|
|21h: Volcanic Mid-Elevation Forests||244,376||16%|
|21i: Sagebrush Parks||250,508||16%|
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 Gunnison 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 Gunnison 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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