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Fun Forest Facts:
How much forest is there in the US?
There are 747 million acres of forestland in the United States, about 71 % as much as there was in 1630. Today, the United States has about the same amount of land covered by trees (or slightly less) as it did in 1907. North Carolina ranks fourth in the nation in forested area with about 18 million acres covering 60% of the state.
Who owns the forests?
America's forests are owned by private individuals (54%), public agencies (37%), and private industries (9%), The vast majority of North Carolina's forests is owned by private individuals (65%) while corporations own 14%, public agencies own 13%, and forest industry, 8%.
How many trees does a person use?
The average American uses about 749 pounds of paper every year and 95% of the houses built are done so using wood. That means the average person uses the equivalent of a 100-foot high, 16-inch diameter tree each year in wood, paper, and 5,000 other everyday products like chewing gum and aspirin.
Why is wood the best building product?
An average 2,000 sq. ft. single-family home can contain 16,900 board feet of lumber and up to 10,000 square feet of panel products, Inch to inch, wood is 16 times more efficient as an insulator than concrete, 415 times as efficient as steel, and 2,000 times as efficient as aluminum. Plus, wood is renewable!
How many leaves do trees have?
A large healthy tree could have about 2,000 leaves. During 60 years of its life, such a tree could grow and shed approximately 3,600 pounds of leaves which return about 70 percent of the nutrients to the soil.
Why do leaves change color?
When leaves appear green, it is because they contain an abundance of chlorophyll, Chlorophyll masks other pigment colors. As summer turns to autumn, decreasing light levels cause chlorophyll production to slow. However, the decomposition rate of chlorophyll remains constant, so the green color will fade from the leaves. At the same time, anthocyanins in leaves increase in response to surging sugar concentrations.
How many people work in forestry?
Forestry-related jobs rank among the top 10 employers in 40 of the 50 states, North Carolina employs about 120,000 people in forestry-related jobs with an annual payroll of nearly $4 billion, Do trees help reduce energy costs? Three well-placed mature trees around a house can cut air-conditioning costs by 10-50 percent, while trees and other landscaping can increase property value by 5-15 percent.
Do trees improve air quality?
One mature tree absorbs approximately 13 pounds of carbon dioxide a year. For every ton of wood a forest grows, it removes 1.47 tons of carbon dioxide and replaces it with 1.07 tons of oxygen.
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