College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Center for Land Use Education and Research

Your Watershed: Forest Fragmentation

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Forest Fragmentation Analysis

Regional Basin

Sub-regional Basin

 
Map Pawcatuck Main Stem Wood Southeast Shoreline Southeast Eastern Complex Southeast Western Complex Thames Main Stem Willimantic Natchaug French Fivemile Moosup Pachaug Quinebaug Shetucket Yantic Connecticut Main Stem Stony Brook Scantic Farmington Park Hockanum Mattabesset Salmon Eightmile South Central Shoreline South Central Eastern Complex Quinnipiac South Central Western Complex Housatonic Main Stem Blackberry Hollenbeck Tenmile Candlewood Aspetuck Still Shepaug Pomperaug Naugatuck Southwest Shoreline Southwest Eastern Saugatuck Norwalk Southwest Western Complex Croton

 

Don’t forget to scroll down for summary data tables below the maps!

Follow these links for a description of the forest categories or to see a visual explanation of the forest categories. For information organized by towns, visit Your Town. Also, there are a number of charts and tables summarizing statewide data.

You may also want to visit the land cover "Your Watershed" page. To download the GIS files, visit the download data page. Finally, don't miss the FAQ page.

Forest Fragmentation and Forest Fragmentation Change

1985 1990 1995 2002 2006 Change
acres % of basin acres % of basin acres % of basin acres % of basin acres % of basin acres % change
Patch Forest % % % % % %
Edge Forest % % % % % %
Perforated Forest % % % % % %
Small Core Forest % % % % % %
Medium Core Forest % % % % % %
Large Core Forest % % % % % %
Developed % % % % % %
Non-forest % % % % % %
Water % % % % % %
Total Core Forest % % % % % %
Total Forest % % % % % %