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Wetlands of the United States

Their Extent and Their Value To Waterfowl and Other Wildlife

Contributions to Other Wildlife

Table 6


Table 6. -- Values of wetlands to waterfowl, based on State-unit determinations. [In acres. Values not comparable between States]
State
Acreage with value assessed as--
Total
High
Moderate
Low
Negligible
Alabama
26,500
249,600
1,092,200
230,100
1,598,400
Arizona
16,500
11,400
500
 
28,400
Arkansas
926,600
699,400
1,496,700
662,700
3,785,400
California
317,800
176,200
57,600
7,700
559,300
Colorado
35,800
101,600
211,900
55,100
404,400
Connecticut
6,900
8,000
4,800
3,700
23,400
Delaware
24,600
40,700
49,600
16,400
131,300
Florida
423,000
1,659,900
6,585,200
8,517,200
17,185,300
Georgia
20,900
440,400
1,428,900
4,029,300
5,919,500
Idaho
59,300
23,100
21,400
5,100
108,900
Illinois
75,700
196,100
112,700
42,800
427,300
Indiana
151,600
68,900
33,600
29,300
283,400
Iowa
57,100
51,600
 
29,400
138,100
Kansas
120,800
65,900
17,500
 
204,200
Kentucky
84,400
27,400
34,200
127,100
273,100
Louisiana
706,800
1,706,200
1,092,500
6,141,800
9,647,300
Maine
108,500
52,200
140,300
80,300
381,300
Maryland
112,600
87,800
51,100
38,500
290,000
Massachusetts
46,600
55,700
80,200
49,200
231,700
Michigan
310,500
2,013,200
430,100
463,300
3,217,100
Minnesota
1,274,500
778,800
2,991,600
 
5,044,900
Mississippi
316,200
682,200
854,700
736,300
2,589,400
Missouri
105,700
93,100
74,000
104,100
376,900
Montana
29,100
113,300
45,000
 
187,400
Nebraska
197,800
171,000
281,000
 
649,800
Nevada
109,100
70,400
13,000
 
192,500
New Hampshire
5,700
4,800
1,700
1,300
13,500
New Jersey
127,500
109,100
32,400
900
269,900
New Mexico
24,500
12,900
11,100
 
48,500
New York
99,800
35,700
55,100
22,200
212,800
North Carolina
81,100
38,500
505,200
3,429,800
4,054,600
North Dakota
554,900
653,600
314,800
 
1,523,300
Ohio
38,500
12,300
19,300
27,800
97,900
Oklahoma
18,500
133,800
127,400
 
279,700
Oregon
246,000
76,800
131,900
17,900
472,600
Pennsylvania
8,600
15,100
15,800
13,400
52,900
Rhode Island
1,900
2,100
4,000
17,400
25,400
South Carolina
10,900
194,400
1,495,600
1,676,100
3,377,000
South Dakota
161,400
414,200
176,400
 
752,000
Tennessee
447,600
128,200
128,600
123,600
828,000
Texas
586,400
1,597,800
923,500
633,300
3,741,000
Utah
249,400
342,100
315,800
267,100
1,174,400
Vermont
6,700
9,500
13,000
8,900
38,100
Virginia
28,300
85,900
177,700
249,200
541,100
Washington
54,300
53,900
68,100
56,900
233,200
West Virginia
1,600
 
2,200
 
3,800
Wisconsin
389,500
48,200
2,352,900
 
2,790,600
Wyoming
11,900
3,500
14,900
 
30,300
Total
8,819,900
13,616,500
24,087,700
27,915,200
74,439,300


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