2015 National Resources Inventory

The National Resources Inventory (NRI) program collects and produces scientifically credible information on the status, condition, and trends of land, soil, water, and related resources on the Nation’s non-federal lands in support of efforts to protect, restore, and enhance the lands and waters of the United States.

National Resources Inventory

2002-2015
Agricultural land converted to developed land (acres)                                    6,057,300
Cropland converted to developed land (acres)                                    2,645,500
CRP land converted to developed land (acres)                                          30,700
Pastureland converted to developed land (acres)                                    1,628,100
Rangeland converted to developed land (acres)                                    1,753,000
Agricultural land at the beginning of the reporting period (acres)                                926,340,400
Forest land converted to developed land (acres)                                    4,428,200
Other rural land converted to developed land (acres)                                       401,000
Total surface area (acres)                            1,944,142,600
 

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