Did you know Maine is the most heavily forested state in the United States?
According to the Maine Forest Service, 90% (or about 18 million acres) of the land in the Pine Tree State is covered with trees, as of March 2006.
(Update: According to my trusty 2008 edition of Forest Trees of Maine, the percentage of forested land in Maine this year is 89%. For context, the percentage was 75% in 1908.)
- John C.L. Morgan