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All Citizensí Identified Boundaries
this map is linked to from Background/Inventory and Roadless Areas

This map shows the boundaries of areas identified as unroaded as based on citizen's inventories performed by members of the Southern Rockies Conservation Alliance between the years 2000 and 2003. For more information on Citizens' inventories, see the link below.

Data from: Citizens' Roadless Area Inventory

 

 


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US Forest Service Inventoried Roadless Area (IRA) Boundaries
this map is linked to from Background/Inventory and Roadless Areas

This map shows the boundaries of areas identified Inventories Roadless Areas (IRAs) as of the 2001 Roadless Rule.

Data from:   US Forest Service

 


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US Forest Service Roadless Rule Categories
this map is linked to from Background/Legal Summary, Background/Roadless Rule, and  Background/Threats

This map shows the boundary categorizations as of the 2001 Roadless Rule.

  • acres of IRA where road construction or reconstruction is allowed: 3,488,775 (78.9%)

  • acres of IRA where road construction or reconstruction is not allowed: 922,339 (20.9%)

  • acre of IRA where road construction or reconstruction is not allowed and the forest plan recommends for Wilderness: 10,767 (.2%)

Data from:   US Forest Service

 


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Wildland/Urban interface
this map is linked to from Background/Wildfire

This map shows the overlap between citizens' inventoried roadless areas and the wildland-urban interface.

  • Percentage of USFS Inventoried Roadless Areas within 1/2 mile of Communities: 3.5%

  • Percentage of the CO Conservation Community Roadless Areas within 1/2 Mile of Communities: 4.5%

Data from:
Community Fire Planning Zones are defined by the Wilderness Society's document "Targeting the Community Fire Planning Zone" by Bo Wilmer and Gregory H. Aplet, PH.D. May 2005
For more information go to:Targeting CFPZ report and Wildland Fire Challenge

 

 
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Wildland/Urban interface
this map is linked to from Background/Wildfire

This map shows the overlap between USFS' inventoried roadless areas and the wildland-urban interface.

  • Percentage of USFS Invenotried Roadless Areas within 1/2 mile of Communities: 3.5%

  • Percentage of the CO Conservation Community Roadless Areas within 1/2 Mile of Communities: 4.5%

Data from:
Community Fire Planning Zones are defined by the Wilderness Society's document "Targeting the Community Fire Planning Zone" by Bo Wilmer and Gregory H. Aplet, PH.D. May 2005
For more information go to:Targeting CFPZ report and Wildland Fire Challenge

 

 
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US Forest Service Inventoried Roadless Areas & Native Trout Habitat
this map is linked to from Background/Wildlife and Background/Recreation

This map shows habitat of three native Cutthroat Trout species: Colorado River Cutthroat, Greenback Cutthroat, and Rio Grande Cutthroat

  • 21.1% - Of the Existing Native Trout Habitat is within USFS Inventoried Roadless Areas

  • 102 Roadless areas contain Colorado River Cutthroat Trout habitat

  • 26 Roadless areas contain Greenback Cutthroat Trout habitat

  • 17 Roadless Areas contain Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout habitat

Data from: Colorado Division of Wildlife

 

 


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Acreage w/in a Mile of a Road
this map is linked to from Background/Roads

This map shows the US Forest Service IRA acreage that is within 1 mile of a road.  A road is defined by the Cartographic Feature File numbers that are described as a road. 

  • Roadless Acres within 1 mile of a road 74.1% (3,278,301 acres)

  • Roadless Acres more than 1 mile from a road 25.9% (1,143,579 acres)

Data from:   US Forest Service IRAs and US Forest Service Travel Management Layer

 


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Management Prescriptions
this map is linked to from Background/Recreation and Background/Roads

This map shows where US Forest Service management prescriptions designate open or closed to motorized travel:

  • Roadless Acres in Management Prescriptions Allowing Motorized Travel: 69.% (3,054,251 acres)

  • Roadless Acres in Management Prescriptions NOT allowing motorized travel: 30.1% (1,367,329 acres)

Data from:  Current US Forest Service Management Prescriptions (not including DRAFT US Forest Service Management Prescriptions)
 

 


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RAs Adjacent to other RAs
 
this map is linked to from Background/Connectivity

This map shows citizensí inventoried roadless areas that are adjacent to other citizens'  inventoried roadless areas.  his could occur if two or more roadless areas are adjacent and in separate forests, if two or more roadless areas are adjacent and in separate states, or were left separate by the citizensí inventory group.

Data from:  Citizens' Roadless Area Inventory

 

 


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RAs Adjacent to Wilderness
this map is linked to from Background/Connectivity

This map shows citizensí inventoried roadless areas that are adjacent to existing Wilderness or other congressionally designated areas managed as Wilderness.  These areas can be 1,000 acres or more.

Data from: Citizens' Roadless Area Inventory

 

 

 


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RAs by Acreage
this map is linked to from Background/Connectivity

This map shows the citizensí roadless areas categorized by their size in acres.

Data from: Citizens' Roadless Area Inventory

 


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SREPís Wildlands Network Design Designations
this map is linked to from Background/Connectivity

This map shows the citizens' inventoried roadless areas and the predominant classification of the Southern Rockies Ecosystem Projectís Wildlands Network Design.

For more information on SREP's Wildlands Network Design, see the Southern Rockies Ecosystem Project.

Data from: Citizens' Roadless Area Inventory, SREP WND

 

 

 

 

 

 

           
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Species Maps

These maps show the overlap of Inventoried Roadless Areas (by forest) and Colorado Division of Wildlife (CDOW)
identified very high and high valued wildlife habitat.
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  Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest
Black Bear
Bighorn
Cutthroat Trout
Elk
Lynx
Moose
Mule Deer
Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse
Turkey
 
Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison National Forest
Black Bear
Bald Eagle
Bighorn
Cutthroat Trout
Elk
Gunnison Sage Grouse
Lynx
Moose
Mule Deer
Turkey
Western Boreal Toad

 
Pike-San Isabel National Forest
Black Bear
Bald Eagle
Bighorn
Cutthroat Trout
Elk
Lynx
Mexican Spotted Owl
Mountain Goat
Mule Deer
Preble's Meadow Jumping Mouse
Turkey
Western Boreal Toad
 
  Rio Grand National Forest
Black Bear
Bighorn
Cutthroat Trout
Elk
Lynx
Mule Deer
Western Boreal Toad
Routt National Forest
Black Bear
Bald Eagle
Cutthroat Trout
Elk
Lynx
Mule Deer
Western Boreal Toad
San Juan National Forest
Black Bear
Bald Eagle
Bighorn
Cutthroat Trout
Elk
Lynx
Mule Deer
Otter
Southwest Willow Flycatcher
Turkey
White River National Forest
Black Bear
Bald Eagle
Bighorn
Cutthroat Trout
Elk
Lynx
Mule Deer
Western Boreal Toad
 
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Forest Maps

The following maps are also available in the Roadless Areas section of this web site.
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  Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest
Boulder Ranger District    
Canyon Lakes Ranger District    
Clear Creek Ranger District    
Sulphur Ranger District
Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-
Gunnison
National Forest

Grand Valley Ranger District    
Gunnison Ranger District    
Norwood Ranger District    
Ouray Ranger District    
Paonia Ranger District 
Pike-San Isabel National Forest
Leadville Ranger District    
Pikes Peak Ranger District    
Salida Ranger District    
San Carlos Ranger District    
South Park Ranger District    
South Platte Ranger District 
 
Rio Grande National Forest
Conejos Peak Ranger District    
Divide Ranger District    
Saguache Ranger District
  Routt National Forest
Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District    
Parks Ranger District    
Yampa Ranger District
 
San Juan National Forest
Columbine Ranger District    
Mancos-Dolores Ranger District    
Pagosa District
White River National Forest
Aspen Ranger District    
Blanco Peak Ranger District    
Dillon Ranger District    
Eagle Ranger District    
Holy Cross Ranger District    
Rifle Ranger District    
Sopris Ranger District
 
 
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Potential Oil & Gas Leasing in Roadless Areas

These maps show the potential Leases, Roadless Areas affected, and important Species Habitat that could be lost if the leases were developed
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  White River National Forest
Mamm Peak RA - Lynx Habitat    
Mamm Peak RA - Other Species Habitat
Mamm Peak RA - CO R. Cutthroat Trout Habitat
Mamm Peak RA - Black Bear Habitat
Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-
Gunnison
National Forest

Battlement Mesa RA - Lynx Habitat 
Battlement Mesa RA - Other Species Habitat
Battlement Mesa RA - CO R. Cutthroat Trout Habitat
Battlement Mesa RA - Black Bear Habitat
Clear Fork RA - Lynx Habitat
Clear Fork RA - CO R. Cutthroat Trout Habitat 
Clear Fork RA - Other Species Habitat
Huntsman Ridge RA - Species Habitat
Huntsman Ridge RA - CO R. Cutthroat Trout Habitat
Long Canyon RA - Species Habitat
Long Canyon RA - Black Bear Habitat
Long Canyon RA - Lynx Habitat
Manti - La Sal National Forestt
Roc Creek (Big Mak) RA - Species Habitat
Roc Creek (Big Mak) RA - Black Bear Habitat


 
 
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