Provincial and Territorial Profiles, 2015

Prince Edward Island

FORESTRY AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Prince Edward Island CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY
Total Crown Land 263 000* -
Productive forest Crown Land 256 000* -
Area available for harvest 216 000* -
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 460 000 e 225 965 931 e
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply <1% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 370 923 e 160 541 305 e
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested <1% -
FOREST FIRES
Area burned (hectares) 3 3 861 647 e
Number of forest fires 5 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) 75 17 631 825 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Spruce Beetle Spruce Budworm
SILVICULTURE
Area harvested (hectares) 2 760 e 779 577 e
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 260 e 222 629 e
Area planted (hectares) 282 e 413 373 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 514 e 574 330 e
Area seeded (hectares) .. 13 050 e
REVENUES
Revenues from the sale of timber $129 000 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) 91 e 129 373 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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