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About 90 percent of the land in Maine is in forests. We analyzed past land use trends in Maine and developed projections of future land use. Since the 1950s, the area of forest in Maine has increased by almost 400,000 acres; however, the trends differ among ownerships, as the area of…
Author(s): Andrew J. Plantinga, Thomas Mauldlin, Ralph J. Alig
Keywords: Land use change, urban development, land rents, timberland area projections
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-511. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 20 p
Year: 1999
This paper presents the historic trends and future projections of forest, farm, and urban land uses for the Lake States of Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Since the 1950s, forest and farm land have been decreasing, and urban and other land uses have been increasing throughout the Lake States…
Author(s): Thomas E. Mauldin, Andrew J. Plantinga, Ralph J. Alig
Keywords: Land use change, urban development, land rents, timberland area projections
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-519. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 24 p
Year: 1999
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