Infographic: Where does wood grow in Canada?

Sustainable forest management depends on knowing how much wood is in Canada’s forests.

Find out in this infographic which tree species make up most of Canada’s wood volume, and where Canada’s fastest and slowest growing forests grow.

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Map of Canada highlighting the Pacific Maritime ecozone and the Hudson Plains ecozone. The map also shows where to find the species indicated in the wood volume graphic throughout Canada.

 

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Map of Canada highlighting the Pacific Maritime ecozone and the Hudson Plains ecozone. The map also shows where to find the species indicated in the wood volume graphic throughout Canada.

Table displays the total wood volume in Canada in million cubic metres by the following species group: spruce, poplar, pine, fir, hemlock, Douglas-fir, birch, maple and all others combined.
Species group Total tree volume
(Millions m3 )
Spruce 22,383
Poplar 6,176
Pine 5,611
Fir 3,499
Hemlock 2,741
Douglas-fir 1,653
Birch 1,575
Maple 1,403
Others 2,279
Total 47,320