Special Report

States With the Most Forest

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18. Florida
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 42.8%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 18.0 million acres
> Other major land cover types: Open water (16.0%); agricultural & developed vegetation (14.5%); developed & other human use (13.4%)

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17. North Carolina
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 47.9%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 16.5 million acres
> Other major land cover types: Agricultural & developed vegetation (20.9%); developed & other human use (10.2%); open water (9.4%)

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16. Massachusetts
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 49.6%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 3.3 million acres
> Other major land cover types: Open water (21.1%); developed & other human use (20.9%); agricultural & developed vegetation (5.0%)

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15. Tennessee
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 51.7%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 13.9 million acres
> Other major land cover types: Agricultural & developed vegetation (29.6%); developed & other human use (9.7%); recently disturbed or modified (5.4%)

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14. Kentucky
> Land covered by forest & woodland: 52.2%
> Area covered by forest & woodland: 13.5 million acres
> Other major land cover types: Agricultural & developed vegetation (32.9%); developed & other human use (7.6%); recently disturbed or modified (4.5%)

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