Wildland fires, insects, and disturbances

Learn how natural disturbances such as forest fires, insects and diseases help forests stay healthy.

Forest fires

Learn about forest fire behaviour, forest fire management and tools to identify current fire locations and forest fire danger levels across Canada.

National Wildland Fire Situation Report

Find current and past forest fire conditions, expected fire danger, statistics, extent of area burned, a list of priority fires and a synopsis of fires in the past week.

Canadian wildland fire information

Find daily fire weather forecasts and information on fire danger conditions in Canada.

Disturbances shaping Canada’s forests

Find out how Canada’s forests are continually affected by fire, insects and disease.

Forest pest management

Access tools and information to help identify and monitor native and invasive forest insects and diseases in Canada.

Top forest insects and diseases in Canada

Read profiles of some common forest insects and diseases in Canada and find out about their status, impact, associated scientific research and more.

Deforestation in Canada: Key myths and facts

Get the facts about forest land use in Canada and what deforestation really means.

Features

Trees damaged by mountain pine beetles

Why forests need fire, insects and diseases
Learn how natural disturbances, such as forest fires, insects and diseases, help boreal and other types of forests stay healthy.

Ferns

Deforestation: Key facts
Get the facts about forest land use change in Canada and what deforestation really means.

State of Canada’s Forests report

State of Canada’s Forests report
Read the latest report about Canada’s forests, including information on harvesting, fire and insect impacts, employment and deforestation.