Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Prince Edward Island

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Prince Edward Island CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2019)
Total Crown Land 263 000* -
Productive forest Crown Land 256 000* -
Area available for harvest 216 000* -
Area harvested (hectares) 271 e 756 875 E
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 460 000 e 218 067 163 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply <1% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 446 577 e 142 168 691 E
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested <1% -
FOREST FIRES (2020)
Area burned (hectares) 13 p 227 476 p
Number of forest fires 15 p 3 935 p
FOREST INSECTS (2019)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 19 e 14 473 760 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Spruce Beetle Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2019)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 489 e 199 465 e
Area planted (hectares) 322 e 404 528 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 729 e 440 388 e
Area seeded (hectares) .. 8 620 e
REVENUES (2019)
Revenues from the sale of timber $158 639 e $236 572 530E
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2019)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) - 470 122 E
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) 18 e 24 787 E

* Prince Edward Island produces a sustainable harvest figure for the whole province. An area reduction of 15% is applied (resulting in “Net Area”) before the sustainable harvest is calculated to account for private landowner participatory rates in harvest activities.

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