Learn about efforts to erradicate the Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle, an alien species that has caused the deaths of red spruce trees in Halifax, Nova Scotia (text and video).
Read articles and access a FAQ to learn about forest ecosystems, threats to forest biodiversity and conservation activities.
Canada's National Forest Inventory (NFI) monitors a network of sampling points covering one percent of Canada's land mass on an ongoing basis to provide accurate, timely and consistent information on the state and sustainable development of Canada's forests.
Find publications from the Canadian Forest Service, most of which are available free of charge in print or pdf form.
The Canadian Wildland Fire Information System creates daily fire weather and fire behavior maps year-round and hot spot maps throughout the forest fire season, generally between May and September.
The Canadian Forest Service talks about its many projects supporting the preservation of Canada’s forests, including research being done into the mountain pine beetle.
Learn how ecological integrity can be protected in Canada's National Parks, including maintenance, rebuilding and conservation practices.
Wildfires have been part of Canada's forest ecosystems for thousands of years. They help renew forests by removing trees that are old or damaged by disease or pests, recycling nutrients and providing new habitat and food for wildlife.
Canada’s forests contain large pools of carbon and we need detailed, scientifically rigorous forest carbon accounting to help scientists fully understand their role in the global carbon cycle.
Includes reports on the state of Canada’s forests and sustainable forest management.
Monitor forest fires in Canada with current maps of fire danger zones, hotspots detected by satellite and more. Learn about the positive and negative effects of forest fires.
Find information about forestry, including general forest facts, tips on tree care and an extensive list of factsheets on the insects and diseases that threaten the health of trees.
Access articles and research about forest sector innovation in Canada.
Insects have been part of Canada's forest ecosystems for thousands of years. They help renew forests by removing old or otherwise susceptible trees, recycling nutrients and providing new habitat and food for wildlife.
During the fire season, weekly reports are provided about the size and location of forest fires, the mobilization needs for containment and the status of burned areas.
Database providing information about forestry activity, including; forest inventory, allowable cut, management costs, revenues and economic profiles, forest fires, insects and pesticides.
Access the complete text of The State of Canada’s Forests.
Forestry facts and links to forestry statistics websites.
Discover how DNA analysis may soon be used to catch tree thieves (text and video).