Quick Facts on Forest Carbon of Delaware
- Delaware has 0.4 million acres of forests and is 29% forested.
- Delaware forest carbon stocks have increased by 3% from 1990 to 2019.
- Average carbon density in aboveground trees across Delaware forests is 37.2 US tons per acre.
In Delaware, forests, urban trees, and harvested wood products:
- Remove 2% of all CO2 emissions in the state. (Across the US, this value is 14%.)
- Store the equivalent of 10 years of all CO2 emissions produced in the state.