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Table Lu03: Land use/cover for the entire White River watershed

Land use/cover for the entire White River watershed.
Land Use/Cover Estimated acres (%) MO acres(%)* AR acres(%)*
Cultivated Cropland 2,300 0.1 2,300 (100.0) 0 (0.0)
Noncultivated Cropland 51,500 1.5 39,400 (76.5) 12,100 (23.5)
Federal Land1 350,700 10.5 230,700 (65.8) 120,000 (34.2)
Forested Land 1,383,300 41.6 470,100 (34.0) 913,200 (66.0)
Pasture Land 1,106,400 33.2 333,600 (30.2) 772,800 (69.8)
Range Land 124,600 3.7 66,200 (53.1) 58,400 (46.9)
All Roads and Railroads 46,500 1.4 18,100 (38.9) 28,400 (61.1)
Urban 88,900 2.7 32,700 (36.8) 56,200 (63.2)
Large Water2 133,597 4.0 66,197 (49.5) 67400 (50.5)
Small Water3 9,400 0.3 2,000 (21.3) 7,400 (78.7)
Miscellaneous 31,000 0.9 13,600 (43.9) 17,400 (56.1)

*The percent shown indicates that state's percentage of land use/cover represented in the entire watershed. Total land percentages for the basin are Missouri(44%) and Arkansas (56%).

1 No land use/cover types have been indicated for federal land. The major Corps of Engineer reservoirs have been added into the large water category but have not been subtracted from the Federal land total, so some overlap does occur.

2Indicates streams > 660 feet wide and lakes > 40 acres.

3Indicates streams < 660 feet wide and lakes < 40 acres.

Source: (Barney, T., NRCS, pers. comm.).

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