Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Nova Scotia

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Nova Scotia CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2017)
Total Crown Land 1 100 000 -
Productive forest Crown Land 1 030 000 -
Area available for harvest 690 000 -
Area harvested (hectares) 27 816 e 756 295 e
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 5 750 000 E 219 610 516 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 3% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 3 292 525 156 717 595 e
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 2% -
FOREST FIRES (2018)
Area burned (hectares) 253 p 2 272 274 p
Number of forest fires 190 p 7 067 p
FOREST INSECTS (2017)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 4 753 e 15 628 659 e
Insect disturbing the largest area .. Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2017)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 260 199 590 e
Area planted (hectares) 5 059 409 559 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 10 282 599 404 e
Area seeded (hectares) ... 17 866 e
REVENUES (2017)
Revenues from the sale of timber $11 351 000 $1 539 924 017 e
PEST CONTROL PRODUCT USE (2017)
Total area treated with insecticide (hectares) - 336 537 e
Total area treated with herbicide (hectares) 1 740 74 232 e
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