Economic Valuation of Newaygo County, Michigan

Newaygo County map

Relative Value Estimate for Green Infrastructure and its Associated Ecosystem Services in Newaygo County, Michigan is ~$899.0 million per year*

 * This amount represents an estimated value only and should not be interpreted as an actual value.

Legend

  • Red: > $10,000*
  • Orange:$2,001- $10,000*
  • Green: $201 - $2,000*
  • Blue: $0 - $200*
  • Grey: Developed Area/Not Valued

*All values are per acre per year. 

Preliminary Value Estimates for Ecosystem Services in Newaygo County, Michigan

(Per Acre Per Year)

Select a value or descriptor for additional information.

Map highlighting Newaygo County

 

Cropland

Orchards & Specialty Crops

Grass, Shrub & Prairie

Forest

Water

Wetlands

Great Lakes Sand Dunes & Beach

Other Bare Lands

Food Production

$30

$254

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Raw Materials

n/a

n/a

n/a

$48

INS

INS

n/a

$369

Aesthetic/Amenity

$3

$3

$3

Private: $24

Public: $3,311

NEI

$19 - $30

n/a

n/a

Recreation

$17

$17

$17

Private: $24

Public: $3,311

$864

$13 - $76

n/a

n/a

Fish/Wildlife Habitat

INS

INS

$14

$3

$864

$147 -$1,513

n/a

n/a

Pollination

NEI

NEI

INS

NEI

n/a

NEI

n/a

n/a

Nutrient Cycling

NEI

INS

NEI

NEI

NEI

$1,067 -$2,040

n/a

n/a

Waste Assimilation

n/a

n/a

NEI

NEI

NEI

$1,067 -$2,040

n/a

n/a

Erosion Control

NEI

NEI

NEI

$21

n/a

$86 - $485

n/a

n/a

Water Regulation

INS

INS

NEI

NEI

NEI

NEI

n/a

n/a

Water Supply

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

$59

$59

n/a

NEI

NEI: Not enough information               INS: Value presumed to be insignificant             n/a: not applicable


This pie chart and the associated table show the break down of land use and the lower bound value estimates for Newaygo County, Michigan.

Land Use and Cover

Acres

Estimated Annual Value

Cropland

105,005

$5,250,243

Orchards & Specialty Crops

2,268

$621,487

Grasses, Shrubs & Prairie Lands

89,276

$3,035,393

Forest Lands

319,259

$864,998,337

Water

11,669

$10,770,293

Wetlands

10,156

$14,126,773

Great Lakes Sand Dunes & Beaches

0

$0

Other Bare Lands

616

$227,477

Developed Lands

12,829

Not valued

Total

551,079

$899,030,004

Pie chart of Newaygo County land use

In addition to the data listed above in the value matrix, the Project Team estimated values for ecosystem services associated with rails-to-trails. However, no rails-to-trails systems could be found in Newaygo County.