Provincial and Territorial Profiles, 2015

Quebec

FORESTRY AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Quebec CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY
Total Crown Land 69 064 000* -
Productive forest Crown Land 35 500 000** -
Area available for harvest N/A -
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 45 256 573 225 965 931 e
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 20% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 28 559 310 e 160 541 305 e
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 18% -
FOREST FIRES
Area burned (hectares) 5 380 3 861 647 e
Number of forest fires 384 7 140 e
Month with most fires June May
Month with most area burned June June
FOREST INSECTS
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 6 321 420 17 631 825 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Spruce budworm Spruce Budworm
SILVICULTURE
Area harvested (hectares) 202 060 e 779 577 e
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 77 656 e 222 629 e
Area planted (hectares) 101 092 e 413 373 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 125 249 e 574 330 e
Area seeded (hectares) .. 13 050 e
REVENUES
Revenues from the sale of timber $275 262 000 e $1 345 714 000 e
APPLICATION OF FOREST INSECTICIDES AND HERBICIDES
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) 186 971 p 218 073 e
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) - 129 373 e

*45 493 931 hectares of public lands– includes management units and forest reserves.

**27 764 591 hectares of productive public forests – includes management units and forest reserves.


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