Canadian Forest Service Publications

The State of Canada’s Forests. Annual Report 2020. 2020. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Ottawa. 88 p.

Year: 2020

Issued by: National Capital Region

Catalog ID: 40219

Language: English

Series: State of Canada's Forests (CFS)

Availability: Order paper copy (free), PDF (download)

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Plain Language Summary

This annual report offers a national snapshot of the social, economic and environmental status of forests and forestry in Canada. The theme of this edition is “Canada’s forests: adapting to change”. Feature articles include:

  • how the forest sector provides support during a crisis

  • how a revolutionary greenhouse in Quebec is benefitting from an adjacent pulp mill

  • how Canada will use a space satellite and artificial intelligence to fight forest fires

  • how scientists and Indigenous communities are working toward co-creation of research

  • how researchers are using genomics to help Canada’s forests thrive in the face of climate change

The report presents current information on trends and statistics related to sustainable forest management in Canada and provides comprehensive data sources and information.

Additional information:

Also available under the title:
L’État des forêts au Canada. Rapport annuel 2020. (French)