Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Northwest Territories

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Northwest Territories CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2018)
Area harvested (hectares) 326 e 747 690 E
Woody Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) ... 217 869 547 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply - -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 33 151 e 158 063 562 E
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested <1% -
FOREST FIRES (2019)
Area burned (hectares) 111 108 1 842 612 p
Number of forest fires 149 3 921 p
FOREST INSECTS (2018)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 749 149 e 16 390 513 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Spruce Budworm Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2018)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) - 199 465 e
Area planted (hectares) - 356 371 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) - 440 388 e
Area seeded (hectares) - 6 003 e
REVENUES (2018)
Revenues from the sale of timber $22 805 1 938 241 209$ E
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2018)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) ... 415 213 E
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) ... 99 943 E
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