Public and Private Forestlands

Public and Private Forestlands

The figure shows forestland by ownership category in the contiguous U.S. in 2007.2545714a-f4ac-48f4-8c8f-b0954f3cfef6 Western forests are most often located on public lands, while eastern forests, especially in Maine and in the Southeast, are more often privately held. (Figure source: U.S. Forest Service 20122545714a-f4ac-48f4-8c8f-b0954f3cfef6).

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