Forests of Massachusetts, 2016
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Resource Update FS-138. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.
This report provides an overview of forest resources in Massachusetts based on an inventory conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the Northern Research Station.Estimates are based on field data collected using the FIA annualized sample design. Results are for the measurement years 2011-2016 with comparisons made to 2007-20111(see footnote on bottom of page 2). Forest resource measurements were taken on 535 plots with about 14 percent of the plots measured each year. Growth, mortality, and removals statistics are based on 505 remeasured plots. Estimates are updated and published annually.
Butler, Brett J. 2017. Forests of Massachusetts, 2016. Resource Update FS-138. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p. https://doi.org/10.2737/FS-RU-138.