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Missouri's forest resources in 2002.

Publications Posted on: May 12, 2016
Results of the 2002 annual inventory of Missouri''s forest resources show an estimated 14.5 million acres of forest land. The oak-hickory type is the predominant forest type on the landscape, making up over 70 percent of all forested land. Pinyon-juniper (primarily eastern redcedar) is the primary softwood component by acreage, although shortleaf pine makes up the majority of the volume.

Indiana's forest resources in 2002.

Publications Posted on: May 12, 2016
Results of the 2002 annual inventory of Indiana show 4.5 million acres of forest land. The oak-hickory type is the largest forest type on the landscape, making up over 46.5 percent of all forested land. Softwoods (or "conifers") comprise approximately 2.5 percent of Indiana''s forested acreage.

Missouri's forest resources in 2001.

Publications Posted on: May 12, 2016
Results of the 2001 fifth annual inventory of Missouri?s forest resources show an estimated 14.7 million acres of forest land in the State. The oak hickory type is the predominant forest type on the landscape, making up over 70 percent of all forested land. Between 1989 and 1999-2001, the net volume of all live trees on timberland increased by 29 percent, from 13.8 billion cubic feet to 17.8 billion cubic feet.

Kansas' Forests 2010

Publications Posted on: February 05, 2014
The second completed annual inventory of Kansas' forests reports 2.4 million acres of forest land, roughly 5 percent of the total land area in the State. Softwood forests account for 4.4 percent of the total timberland area. Oak/hickory forest types make up 55 percent of the total hardwood forest land area. Elm/ash/cottonwood accounts for more than 32 percent of the timberland area. Kansas' forests have continued to increase in volume.

South Dakota's Forests 2010

Publications Posted on: July 29, 2013
The second completed annual inventory of South Dakota's forests reports 1.9 million acres of forest land. Softwood forests make up 68 percent of the total forest land area, with the ponderosa pine forest type by itself accounting for 60 percent of the total.

Michigan's Forests 2009

Publications Posted on: April 05, 2012
The seventh inventory of Michigan's forests, completed in 2009, describes more than 19.9 million acres of forest land. The data in this report are based on visits to 7,516 forested plots from 2005 to 2009. Timberland accounts for 97 percent of this forest land, and 62 percent is privately owned.

Ohio forests: 2006

Publications Posted on: October 19, 2009
This report summarizes annual forest inventories conducted in Ohio from 2001 to 2006 by the Northern Research Station's Forest Inventory and Analysis unit. Ohio's forest land covers 7.9 million acres or 30 percent of the State's land area, changing little in forest land area since 1991. Of this land, 5.8 million acres (73 percent) are held by family forest owners.

South Dakota's forests 2005

Publications Posted on: September 18, 2009
The first completed annual inventory of South Dakota's forests reports almost 1.7 million acres of forest land. Softwood forests make up 74 percent of the total forest land area; the ponderosa pine forest type by itself accounts for 69 percent of the total.

Application of Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) data to estimate the amount of old growth forest and snag density in the Northern Region of the National Forest System

Publications Posted on: January 06, 2009
This report discusses valid use of data produced by the Forest Service?s Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program and used by the Northern Region of the National Forest System to analyze the compliance of individual National Forests with their Standards and Guidelines. It emphasizes use of FIA data on snag density and the percentage of forest area that meets the definition of old growth.

Kansas forests 2005

Publications Posted on: September 22, 2008
The first completed annual inventory of Kansas forests reports 2.1 million acres of forest land, roughly 4 percent of the total land area in the State. Softwood forests account for nearly 5 percent of the total timberland area. Oak/hickory forest types make up 56 percent of the total hardwood forest land area. Elm/ash/cottonwood accounts for more than 30 percent of the timberland area.

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