East Texas, 2011 forest inventory and analysis factsheet
This science update summarizes the findings of the annual inventory conducted by the Southern Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program in cooperation with the Texas Forest Service of the forest resource attributes in east Texas. The 254 counties of Texas are consolidated into 7 FIA survey units—southeast (unit 1), northeast (unit 2), north central (unit 3), south (unit 4), west central (unit 5), northwest (unit 6), and west (unit 7). East Texas is made up of units 1 and 2 with a total of 43 counties, while the central and west Texas consists of units 3 thru 7 (fig. 1). This overview represents the 2007-2011 moving average for east Texas provided by a remeasurement of annual inventory plots.