What portion of all forestland in the U.S. is owned by federal, state, or local governments?
Per the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 42% of all U.S. forestland is owned by federal, state, local governments, while 58 percent is "privately owned." In more detail, 38% is owned by families, individuals, trusts and estates, 31% by the federal government, 20% by corporations, 9% by state governments, and 2% by local governments.
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