Provincial and Territorial Profiles, 2015

Manitoba

FORESTRY AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Manitoba CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY
Total Crown Land 25 942 000* -
Productive forest Crown Land 12 299 000* -
Area available for harvest N/A* -
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 8 814 278 e 225 965 931 e
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 4% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 1 496 000 158 679 000 e
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 1% -
FOREST FIRES
Area burned (hectares) 68 105 3 861 647 e
Number of forest fires 459 7 141 e
Month with most fires July May
Month with most area burned June June
FOREST INSECTS
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 909 830 e 15 936 035 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Forest Tent Caterpillar Spruce Budworm
SILVICULTURE
Area harvested (hectares) 10 686 e 765 269 e
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 1 529 e 221 562 e
Area planted (hectares) 4 092 e 436 715 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 6 941 000 e 560 856 e
Area seeded (hectares) .. 17 455 e
REVENUES
Revenues from the sale of timber $3 832 000 e $1 040 727 000 e
APPLICATION OF FOREST INSECTICIDES AND HERBICIDES
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) - 218 073 e
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) 1 911 e 105 811 e

* A volume reduction of 15% is applied before the AAC is calculated in order to account for buffer zones, ecological reserves that protect other resource values, and natural events such as wildfires, and insect and diseases losses.


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