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Timberland area change in the Lake States: past trends, causes, and projections.Author(s): Andrew Plantinga; Joseph Buongiorno; Ralph J. Alig; John S. Jr. Spencer
Source: Research Paper NC-287. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionBetween the early 1960's and the mid-1980's, the area of timberland in the Lake States declined by about 3 million acres. This study confirms the influences of population, economics, ownership, and trends in other land uses on timberland area. Future declines are expected, but probably at a slower rate.
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CitationPlantinga, Andrew; Buongiorno, Joseph; Alig, Ralph J.; Spencer, John S. Jr. 1989. Timberland area change in the Lake States: past trends, causes, and projections. Research Paper NC-287. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsforest land, ownership, statistical model
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