Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Northwest Territories

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Northwest Territories CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2019)
Area harvested (hectares) 392 e 756 875 E
Woody Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) ... 218 067 163 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply - -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 39 169 e

142 168 691 E

Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested <1% -
FOREST FIRES (2020)
Area burned (hectares) 19 073 227 476 p
Number of forest fires 71 3 935 p
FOREST INSECTS (2019)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 809 620 e 14 473 760 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Spruce Budworm Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2019)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) - 199 465 e
Area planted (hectares) - 404 528 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) - 440 388 e
Area seeded (hectares) - 8 620 e
REVENUES (2019)
Revenues from the sale of timber $18 550 $236 572 530 E
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2019)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) ... 470 122 E
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) ... 24 787 E
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