Ministry of Forests Annual Report 1995/96
Table C-2n: Area under attack by forest pests in 1995/961, by forest region
1Estimates of losses compiled by the Canadian Forest Service, Forest Insect and Disease Survey. Infested area estimates include parks and other protected areas.
2Includes estimates of areas infested by mountain pine beetle, Douglas–fir beetle, and spruce beetle. The total area estimated to be infested by balsam bark beetle is an additional 128,000 hectares, province–wide.
3Includes estimates of areas defoliated by western spruce budworm, eastern spruce budworm, two–year–cycle budworm, and western hemlock looper. No defoliation was reported for Douglas–fir tussock moth in 1995.