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Lands & Soil

Land Cover

Land cover pie graph
Bear River Watershed Upper Bear Central Bear Bear Lake Middle Bear Middle Bear-Logan Lower Bear-Malad

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  Land Cover km² mi² Percent
Shrubland 8,630.51 3,332.26 44.43 %
Grasslands/Herbaceous 2,974.56 1,148.48 15.31 %
Evergreen Forest 1,928.80 744.71 9.93 %
Pasture / Hay 1,775.01 685.34 9.14 %
Small Grains 1,364.64 526.89 7.02 %
Deciduous Forest 805.36 310.95 4.15 %
Open Water 561.44 216.77 2.89 %
Row Crops 456.33 176.19 2.35 %
Emergent Herbaceous Wetlands 305.54 117.97 1.57 %
Bare Rock / Sand / Clay 272.15 105.08 1.40 %
Mixed Forest 137.82 53.21 0.71 %
Woody Wetlands 125.59 48.49 0.65 %
Low Intensity Residential 36.96 14.27 0.19 %
Commercial / Industrial / Transportation 29.07 11.23 0.15 %
Urban / Recreational Grasses 14.99 5.79 0.08 %
Perennial Ice / Snow 5.54 2.14 0.03 %
Quarries / Strip Mines / Gravel Pits 1.44 0.56 0.01 %
High Intensity Residential 0.66 0.25 0.00 %
Fallow 0.17 0.07 0.00 %
Transitional 0.00 0.00 0.00 %

Land Use

Percentages of Land Use
  Land Use km² mi² Percent
Range Land 11,605.07 4,480.74 59.74 %
Agriculture 3,596.16 1,388.48 18.51 %
Forest Land 2,871.98 1,108.88 14.78 %
Water 566.98 218.91 2.92 %
Wetlands 431.14 166.46 2.22 %
Barren Land 273.60 105.64 1.41 %
Urban / Built Up Land 81.69 31.54 0.42 %

Land Ownership

Percentages of Land Ownership
  Land Ownership km² mi² Percent
Private 10,562.28 4,078.12 54.38 %
Forest Service 4,147.37 1,601.31 21.35 %
Bureau of Land Management 2,928.07 1,130.53 15.07 %
State 1,104.48 426.44 5.69 %
Water 451.11 174.18 2.32 %
Fish and Wildlife Service 196.09 75.71 1.01 %
National Park Service 34.06 13.15 0.18 %
Department of Defense 1.03 0.40 0.01 %