Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Alabama

  •  Alabama has 23.1 million acres of forests and is 71% forested.
  •  Alabama forest carbon stocks have increased by 29% from 1990 to 2019.
  •  Average carbon density in aboveground trees across Alabama forests is 24.2 US tons per acre.

In Alabama, forests, urban trees, and harvested wood products:

  • ┬áRemove 41% of all CO2 emissions in the state. (Across the US, this value is 14%.)
  • ┬áStore the equivalent of 47 years of all CO2 emissions produced in the state.