Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Alberta

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Alberta CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2018)
Total Crown Land 32 974 000* -
Productive forest Crown Land 22 464 000* -
Area available for harvest N/A -
Area harvested (hectares) 93 438 p 747 690 E
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 33 872 266 E 217 869 547 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 16% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 27 146 006 p 158 063 562 E
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 17 % -
FOREST FIRES (2019)
Area burned (hectares) 883 407 p 1 842 612 p
Number of forest fires 981 p 3 921 p
FOREST INSECTS (2018)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 1 229 398 p 16 390 513 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Forest Tent Caterpillar Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2018)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 23 973 p 199 465 e
Area planted (hectares) 74 205 p 356 371 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 104 617 p 440 388 e
Area seeded (hectares) 597 p 6 003 e
REVENUES (2018)
Revenues from the sale of timber $157 778 445 p $1 938 241 209 E
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2018)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) 5 p 415 213 E
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) 34 085 p 99 943 E

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

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