Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Nova Scotia

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Nova Scotia CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2018)
Total Crown Land 1 100 000 -
Productive forest Crown Land 1 030 000 -
Area available for harvest 690 000 -
Area harvested (hectares) 31 151 747 690 E
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 5 750 000 217 869 547 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 3% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 3 359 178 158 063 562 E
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 2% -
FOREST FIRES (2019)
Area burned (hectares) 154 p 1 842 612 p
Number of forest fires 135 p 3 921 p
FOREST INSECTS (2018)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 698 e 16 390 513 e
Insect disturbing the largest area .. Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2018)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 563 199 465 e
Area planted (hectares) 5 091 356 371 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 10 573 440 388 e
Area seeded (hectares) ... 6 003 e
REVENUES (2018)
Revenues from the sale of timber $8 906 000 1 938 241 209$ E
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2018)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) - 415 213 E
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) 679 E 99 943 E
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