Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Quebec

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Quebec CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2019)
Total Crown Land 117 996 139 * -
Productive forest Crown Land 82 746 841 ** -
Area available for harvest 31 855 585 *** -
Area harvested (hectares) 130 526 E 756 875 E
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 46 872 300 218 067 163 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 22% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 14 792 051 E 142 168 691 E
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 19% -
FOREST FIRES (2020)
Area burned (hectares) 59 985 p 227 476 p
Number of forest fires 707 p 3 935 p
FOREST INSECTS (2019)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 4 891 885 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) 68 597 404 528 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) .. 440 388 e
Area seeded (hectares) .. 8 620 e
REVENUES (2019)
Revenues from the sale of timber $275 262 000 E $236 572 530 E
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2019)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) 443 468 E 470 122 E
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) - 24 787 E

* Area of forest and other forest land on public land (provincial and federal), without water.

** Area of forest on public land (provincial and federal) having the following characteristics:

• Land occupying an area of more than 0.5 ha (in Quebec, it is mainly areas of more than 4 ha);

• Tree cover (projection on the ground of trees and undergrowth) of more than 10% of the total land area;

• Trees reaching a height of more than 5 meters.

*** Forest area on public land (provincial and federal) within the territory of rights granted south of the timber allocation limit.

Quebec

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