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Florida Forestry Facts
Total Land Area (ac):
Forest Land Area (ac):
Timberland Area (ac):
Private Ownership (%):
71% of timberland
FIA 2014 Survey
Florida Economic Impact Reports*
Florida's forests provide a wide range of both economic and ecological benefits. Forestlands enhance economic stability by attracting businesses and tourists, providing hunting lease opportunities, and contributing to residential property value. Not only can trees be used to make over 5,000 consumer items, these forests are essential in providing wildlife habitat, soil protection, clean air, water purification, and wildlife and plant diversity.- Benefits of Florida's Forests
Recent NewsInteractive Map Shows 2016 Florida Forest Industry Contributions Florida’s Forest Industry was Recognized During Inaugural Working Forests Week
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* As of 2015, no standard methodology exists for producing economic impact or economic contribution reports. Please exercise caution when viewing and comparing reports as each may vary significantly in terms of source data and analysis and reporting methodology.