Forests and forestry
Canada is rich in forest resources and a world leader in sustainable forest management. The health of our forests, as well as the communities that depend on them are influenced by a variety of environmental, societal and economic factors.
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Find current lumber prices and other economic data about Canada's forest industry, plus information about how the industry is transforming.
Learn how natural disturbances such as forest fires, insects and diseases help forests stay healthy.
Read the most recent report about Canada's forests, including information on the forest sector, wildland fires, harvesting as well as carbon emissions and removals.
Explore federal funding programs that support the competitiveness of Canada’s forestry sector.
Find out how forest ownership, laws, certification, management and planning support sustainable forest management in Canada.
Learn about the reciprocal relationship between Canada’s forests and climate change as well as mitigation and adaptation strategies for the forest sector.
Learn about the Canadian Forest Service, our forestry research centres and forest science.
Search the Canadian Forest Service publications database and download or order publications directly
Track prices for softwood lumber, pulp and panel products.
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