Provincial and Territorial Profiles, 2015

Newfoundland and Labrador

FORESTRY AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Newfoundland and Labrador CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY
Total Crown Land 11 411 000* -
Productive forest Crown Land 5 676 000* -
Area available for harvest N/A -
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 2 973 985 225 965 931 e
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 1% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 1 392 000 158 679 000 e
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 1% -
FOREST FIRES
Area burned (hectares) 3 958 3 861 647 e
Number of forest fires 128 7 141 e
Month with most fires July May
Month with most area burned July June
FOREST INSECTS
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 85 921 15 936 035 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Spruce Beetle Spruce Budworm
SILVICULTURE
Area harvested (hectares) 7 360 765 269 e
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 3 326 221 562 e
Area planted (hectares) 4 169 436 715 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 7 539 560 856 e
Area seeded (hectares) 56 17 455 e
REVENUES
Revenues from the sale of timber $2 195 000 e $1 040 727 000 e
APPLICATION OF FOREST INSECTICIDES AND HERBICIDES
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) 10 729 218 073 e
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) .. 105 811 e

*Figures do not include Labrador.


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