Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Nova Scotia

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Nova Scotia CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2019)
Total Crown Land 1 100 000 -
Productive forest Crown Land 1 030 000 -
Area available for harvest 690 000 -
Area harvested (hectares) 33 768 756 875 E
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 5 750 000 218 067 163 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 3% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 3 314 626 142 168 691 E
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 2% -
FOREST FIRES (2020)
Area burned (hectares) 709 p 227 476 p
Number of forest fires 176 p 3 935 p
FOREST INSECTS (2019)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 18 757 e 14 473 760 e
Insect disturbing the largest area .. Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2019)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 563 199 465 e
Area planted (hectares) 5 521 404 528 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 10 573 440 388 e
Area seeded (hectares) ... 8 620 e
REVENUES (2019)
Revenues from the sale of timber $8 026 000 $236 572 530 E
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2019)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) - 470 122 E
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) 984 E 24 787 E
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