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    This resource update provides a short overview of the status of forest resources in Puerto Rico (Mainland, Culebra, and Vieques) based on the fifth forest inventory funded and conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the Southern Research Station and by the International Institute of Tropical Forestry. Data estimates are based on field data collected using the FIA annualized sample design for the measurement years 2011-2014 with comparisons made to data collected in 2006-2009 and 2001-2004. The sample plot population presented here for Puerto Rico consists of 480 plots, collected across a period of 4 years (about 120 plots, or about 25 percent of the data per year). The data used in this publication were accessed from the FIA Database at on September 2016.

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    Marcano-Vega, Humfredo. 2017. Forests of Puerto Rico, 2014. Resource Update FS–121. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 4 p.


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