Statistical data

Disturbance (Nova Scotia)

  2015 2016 2017
Insects (hectares) Footnote 1
Area defoliated by insects and containing beetle-killed trees 533 4,753  
Balsam fir sawfly      
Forest tent caterpillar      
Gypsy moth      
Jack pine budworm      
Mountain pine beetle      
Spruce beetle 533    
Spruce budworm      
Western spruce budworm      
Other insects   4,753  
Fires Footnote 2
Area burned (hectares) 516 756 730
Number of fires 247 274 175
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