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Kansas's forest resources in 2002Author(s): W. Keith Moser; Robert L. Atchison; Gary J. Brand
Source: Resour. Bull. NC-231. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 21 p.
Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionResults of the 2002 annual inventory of Kansas shows an estimated 2.2 million acres of forest land. The oak-hickory type is the most widespread forest type on the landscape, covering over 45.4 percent of all forested land. Softwoods make up approximately 6.4 percent of Kansas's forested acreage. In 2001-2002, the net volume of all live trees and salvable dead trees on timberland was 3.03 billion cubic feet.
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CitationMoser, W. Keith; Atchison, Robert L.; Brand, Gary J. 2004. Kansas's forest resources in 2002. Resour. Bull. NC-231. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 21 p.
Keywordsannual inventory, forest area, forest type, volume, biomass, Kansas
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