Provincial and Territorial Profiles, 2015

Northwest Territories

FORESTRY AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Northwest Territories CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY
Woody Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) ... 225 965 931 e
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply - -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 18 175 e 160 541 305 e
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested <1% -
FOREST FIRES
Area burned (hectares) 646 955 3 861 647 e
Number of forest fires 245 7 140 e
Month with most fires .. May
Month with most area burned .. June
FOREST INSECTS
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 513 837 e 17 631 825 e
Insect disturbing the largest area .. Spruce Budworm
SILVICULTURE
Area harvested (hectares) 182 e 779 577 e
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) - 222 629 e
Area planted (hectares) - 413 373 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) - 574 330 e
Area seeded (hectares) - 13 050 e
REVENUES
Revenues from the sale of timber $19 000 e $1 345 714 000 e
APPLICATION OF FOREST INSECTICIDES AND HERBICIDES
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) ... 218 073 e
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) ... 129 373 e
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