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This page contains static maps and area statistics (scroll down) for all five dates of land cover and for all 169 municipalities in Connecticut.

The 1985 and 2006 land cover maps, as well as both change maps, have pdfs for viewing, saving and printing.

East Windsor, Connecticut

  • 1985
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  • 1990
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  • 1995
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  • 2002
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  • 2006
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1985 Land Cover

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Land Cover Legend

1990 Land Cover

 

Land Cover Legend

1995 Land Cover

 

Land Cover Legend

2002 Land Cover

 

Land Cover Legend

2006 Land Cover

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Land Cover Legend

East Windsor Land Cover and Land Cover Change

1985 1990 1995 2002 2006 Change
acres % of town acres % of town acres % of town acres % of town acres % of town acres % change
Developed 2176 %12.7 2502 14.6% 2730 16% 3026 17.7% 3163 18.5% 987.1 45.4%
Turf & Grass 709 4.1% 736 4.3% 817 4.8% 1004 5.9% 1106 6.5% 397.2 56%
Other Grasses 780 4.6% 895 5.2% 1126 6.6% 1113 6.5% 1182 6.9% 402.3 51.6%
Agricultural Field 5723 33.5% 5495 32.1% 5297 31% 4982 29.1% 4727 27.6% -995.7 -17.4%
Deciduous Forest 5923 34.6% 5611 32.8% 5300 31% 5149 30.1% 5097 29.8% -826.1 -13.9%
Coniferous Forest 463 2.7% 455 2.7% 431 2.5% 418 2.4% 413 2.4% -49.4 -10.7%
Water 430 2.5% 427 2.5% 413 2.4% 406 2.4% 405 2.4% -25.3 -5.9%
Non-forested Wetland 43 0.3% 45 0.3% 42 0.2% 42 0.2% 42 0.2% -1.1 -2.7%
Forested Wetland 642 3.8% 630 3.7% 589 3.4% 583 3.4% 585 3.4% -56.9 -8.9%
Tidal Wetland 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0% 0 0%
Barren 205 1.2% 297 1.7% 346 2% 365 2.1% 361 2.1% 155.2 75.5%
Utility (Forest) 14 0.1% 14 0.1% 15 0.1% 18 0.1% 27 0.2% 12.7 92.4%