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Title: Forest Area in Kansas, 1981
Author: Hackett, Ronald L.
Publication: Research Note NC-298. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Key Words: Commercial forest land, noncommercial forest land, wooded strips, land use, forest type
Abstract: The 1981 forest inventory of Kansas showed that 2.6 percent of the total land area is forested. Commercial forest land accounted for 89 percent or 1,207,900 acres of the forest land and oak-hickory is the major forest type. An important Kansas resource are the 150,000 acres of natural wooded strips.
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