Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in the Ohio
- Ohio has 8.1 million acres of forests and is 31% forested.
- Ohio forest carbon stocks have increased by 10% from 1990 to 2019.
- Average carbon density in aboveground trees across Ohio forests is 31.2 US tons per acre.
- In Ohio, forests, urban trees, and harvested wood products:
- Remove 3% of all CO2 emissions in the state. (Across the US, this value is 14%.)
- Store the equivalent of 11 years of all CO2 emissions produced in the state.