Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Northwest Territories

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Northwest Territories CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2017)
Area harvested (hectares) 460 e 756 295 e
Woody Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) ... 219 610 516 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply - -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 38 847 e 156 717 595 e
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested <1% -
FOREST FIRES (2018)
Area burned (hectares) 15 738 2 272 274 p
Number of forest fires 59 7 067 p
FOREST INSECTS (2017)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 486 741 e 15 628 659 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Spruce Budworm Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2017)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) - 199 590 e
Area planted (hectares) - 409 559 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) - 599 404 e
Area seeded (hectares) - 17 866 e
REVENUES (2017)
Revenues from the sale of timber $18 794 e $1 539 924 017 e
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2017)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) ... 336 537 e
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) ... 74 232 e
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