New Jersey


Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in New Jersey

  • New Jersey has 2.0 million acres of forests and is 42% forested.
  • New Jersey forest carbon stocks have increased by 14% from 1990 to 2019.
  • Average carbon density in aboveground trees across New Jersey forests is 31.0 US tons per acre.

In New Jersey, 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 six years of all CO2 emissions produced in the state.