Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Prince Edward Island

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Prince Edward Island CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2017)
Total Crown Land 263 000* -
Productive forest Crown Land 256 000* -
Area available for harvest 216 000* -
Area harvested (hectares) 2 777 756 295 e
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 460 000 E 219 610 516 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply <1% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 342 812 e 156 717 595 e
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested <1% -
FOREST FIRES (2018)
Area burned (hectares) 13 p 2 272 274 p
Number of forest fires 10 p 7 067 p
FOREST INSECTS (2017)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 27 e 15 628 659 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Spruce Beetle Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2017)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 251 e 199 590 e
Area planted (hectares) 309 409 559 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 729 e 599 404 e
Area seeded (hectares) .. 17 866 e
REVENUES (2017)
Revenues from the sale of timber $137 934 $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) 91 e 74 232 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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