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Summary Report, 1997 NRI, Revised December 2000 - Table 19

Table 19 - Losses and gains in Palustrine and Estuarine wetlands between 1992 and 1997, by NRCS region (data per 1,000 acres) *

estimated margins of error ** given in parentheses
  Region Total
East Southeast South Central Midwest Northern Plains West
Gross losses -57.6
(11.0)
-216.9
(33.4)
-84.1
(14.7)
-74.2
(12.1)
-37.0
(12.8)
-36.2
(11.8)
-506.0
(43.6)
Gross gains 15.4
(5.1)
110.5
(30.9)
78.4
(10.9)
48.4
(8.2)
34.3
(8.0)
56.2
(30.7)
343.2
(46.6)
Net change -42.2
(12.1)
-106.4
(46.9)
-5.7
(18.3)
-25.8
(14.6)
-2.7
(15.2)
+20.0
(32.6)
-162.8
(64.7)

Loss due to Agriculture -5.2
(3.5)
-42.0
(16.1)
-18.3
(5.6)
-38.5
(8.0)
-18.0
(9.7)
-11.8
(6.5)
-133.8
(22.4)
Loss due to Silviculture -9.4
(3.6)
-27.1
(5.4)
-3.8
(1.9)
-14.3
(5.3)
-1.7
(1.2)
-3.8
(2.1)
-60.1
(9.0)
Loss due to Development -38.7
(7.9)
-125.8
(20.6)
-49.9
(12.1)
-21.3
(7.3)
-1.4
(2.6)
-10.4
(7.0)
-247.5
(27.3)
Loss due to Miscellaneous Causes -4.3
(4.5)
-22.0
(15.4)
-12.1
(5.7)
-0.1
(0.2)
-15.9
(7.7)
-10.2
(4.9)
-64.6
(19.3)

Palustrine and Estuarine wetlands (1997) 14,262.8
(549.6)
34,377.9
(567.7)
18,884.9
(420.5)
27,032.1
(580.4)
10,183.3
(428.9)
6,415.0
(437.7)
111,156.0
(1,230.2)

* excludes federal land
** see Appendix 1 for information on margins of error



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