When European settlers arrived in North America in the 1600s, they found vast forests stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River. Nearly 40 percent of the land north of Mexico lay beneath tree cover. So how much has changed?
How much of the planet is forestland?
Which of the below is considered to be a hardwood?
Which of the below accounts for the most timber consumption in the United States?
Pulp and paper products
What are the odds that a full-time logger will be killed on the job?
1 in 1,000
1 in 500
1 in 10,000
How much government-owned public forestland exists in the United States?
About 76.5 million acres
About 300 million acres
About 50 million acres
Globally, the forest industry employs how many people?
Since 1930, what insect has defoliated more than 80 million acres of forests in the Eastern United States?
Hemlock wooly adelgid
What percentage of the world’s forests are designated for conservation?
Which of the below criteria does NOT necessitate Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification?
Fair and legal cooperation with indigenous societies
State park regulation
Promotion of biodiversity
What is "afforestation"?
A governmental act to plant a new tree for each one removed from a government-run forest
The act of planting new trees in a space that was never home to any previous forest