Provincial and Territorial Profiles

Saskatchewan

FOREST AND FOREST MANAGEMENT STATISTICS Saskatchewan CANADA
HARVEST & WOOD SUPPLY (2017)
Total Crown Land 11 658 000* -
Productive forest Crown Land 5 276 000* -
Area available for harvest N/A -
Area harvested (hectares) 20 703 e 756 295 e
Wood Supply/Potential Harvest (cubic metres) 8 643 975 219 610 516 E
Provincial contribution of wood supply to total national wood supply 4% -
Net Merchantable Volume of Roundwood Harvested (cubic metres) 3 888 287 e 156 717 595 e
Provincial contribution of roundwood harvested to total national roundwood harvested 2%
FOREST FIRES (2018)
Area burned (hectares) 118 985 p 2 272 274 p
Number of forest fires 416 p 7 067 p
FOREST INSECTS (2017)
Area of moderate to severe defoliation and beetle-killed trees by major insects (hectares) 620 286 15 628 659 e
Insect disturbing the largest area Forest Tent Caterpillar Spruce Budworm
REGENERATION (2017)
Area of site preparation and scarification (hectares) 3 679 e 199 590 e
Area planted (hectares) 8 232 e 409 559 e
Number of seedlings planted (thousands) 9 514 e 599 404 e
Area seeded (hectares) .. 17 866 e
REVENUES (2017)
Revenues from the sale of timber $24 964 627 $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) - 74 232 e

* The Province of Saskatchewan administers more than 37 million hectares of Crown resource land, primarily in central and northern Saskatchewan, with smaller holdings in the south.

Land area figures apply to forested Crown lands within the commercial and island forest zones, including:

  • Prince Albert Forest Management Agreement (FMA)
  • Pasquia Porcupine FMA
  • Mistik Management FMA
  • L&M Wood Products FMA
  • Mee-Toos Term Supply Licence (TSL)
  • North-West TSL
  • Kitsaki-Zelensky TSL
  • Tolko Industries TSL
  • Turnor East Timber Supply Area (TSA)
  • Turnor West TSA
  • Island Forest TSA

Land area figures do not include forested Crown lands within:

  • Nemeiben TSA
  • Suggi Lowlands
  • Cold Lake Air Weapons Range
  • Northern Reconnaissance
  • Forested Agricultural Crown Lease Lands

Saskatchewan

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