Forest Types

Wood Facts

  • One dry ton of wood (0% moisture) has 18 million BTU”s.

  • One green ton of wood (50% moisture) has 8 million BTU’s.

  • Two tons of air dried hickory has the heating value of a ton of coal or 200 gallons of fuel oil.

  • Enough firewood is used each year in the United States to build a 100 foot high wall that could stretch from New York to San Francisco.