Forest statistics for the Northern Mountains of Virginia, 1986
This report highlights the findings of the fifth forest survey in the Northern Mountains of Virginia. Fieldwork began in August 1985 and was completed in October 1985. Four previous surveys, completed in 1940, 1957, 1966, and 1977, provide statistics for measuring changes and trends over the past 46 years. The primary emphasis in this report is on the changes and trends since 1977. Previously reported figures have been adjusted to provide the best estimate of change.