This study analyzed the economic contributions of the forest industry and forest-based recreation activities to the state of Florida in 2016,

updating a previous study sponsored by the Florida Forestry Association (Hodges et al., 2005). The study includes state level estimation of:

The study also includes various geographic breakdowns of these results:

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Hodges, A.W., W.D. Mulkey, J.R. Alavalapati, D.R. Carter and C.F. Kiker. Economic Impacts of the Forest Industry in Florida, 2003. Sponsored project report to the Florida Forestry Association. University of Florida, Food and Resource Economics Department, 2005, 47 pages, available at: http://fred.ifas.ufl.edu/pdf/economic-impact-analysis/FE53800.pdf