orests are an important part of North Carolinas environment,
economy, history and culture. But just how much do you know about this important resource
in our state. Answer the following questions and then check your answers to test your
1. What percent of North
Carolina is forested?
2. Who owns the majority of
forest land in North Carolina?
3. What is North
Carolinas national rank in terms of total forest acreage?
4. In 1996-1997, how many
trees were planted in North Carolina?
5. How much paper and paper
board does the average American use in a year?
6. What is the predominant
composition of tree species in North Carolinas forests?
7. What was Congress
primary purpose for creating the National Forest system?
8. How does North
Carolinas forest products industry compare to other manufacturing industries in the
state in terms of employment?
9. Which forest produces more
oxygen per pound of wood?
10. Which of the following
products come(s) from trees?