Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Alberta

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Alberta CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2019)
Total Crown Land 32 974 000* -
Productive forest Crown Land 22 464 000* -
Area available for harvest N/A -
Area harvested (hectares) 112 324 p 756 875 E
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 32 035 333 E 218 067 163 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 16% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 25 084 749 p 142 168 691 E
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 17 % -
FOREST FIRES (2020)
Area burned (hectares) 3275 p 227 476 p
Number of forest fires 723 p 3 935 p
FOREST INSECTS (2019)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 640 748 p 14 473 760 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Forest Tent Caterpillar Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2019)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 23 973 p 199 465 e
Area planted (hectares) 76 513 p 404 528 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 104 617 p 440 388 e
Area seeded (hectares) 197 p 8 620 e
REVENUES (2019)
Revenues from the sale of timber $97 214 300 p $236 572 530 E
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2019)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) 5 p 470 122 E
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) 23 486 p 24 787 E

* Source: Source: Canada's Forest Inventory 1991 - information Report PI-X-115, Page 46.

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