Timber ('000 m3)a damaged by forest pestsb from 81/82 to 98/99, by region


Year
Cariboo
Kamloops
Nelson
P. George
P. Rupert
Vancouver
TOTALS

81/82
4 199
2 807
3 939
3 639
1 783
2 375
18 742
82/83
14 977
1 861
2 703
2 643
3 250
1 781
27 215
83/84
13 785
5 891
1 639
2 352
3 300
1 772
28 739
84/85
8 510
4 560
1 658
1 263
3 625
1 968
21 584
85/86
3 987
5 298
1 203
729
2 383
1 948
15 548
86/87
1 941
5 139
621
1 274
1 141
922
11 038
87/88
763
4 946
655
1 264
1 883
730
10 241
88/89
809
3 947
649
1 300
1 222
701
8 628
89/90
653
1 357
843
1 460
708
703
5 724
90/91
684
1 447
565
2 882
453
651
6 682
91/92
647
2 654
468
2 812
495
629
7 705
92/93
1 408
3 410
633
4 421
444
735
11 051
93/94
940
4 522
666
4 927
450
673
12 178
94/95
1 481
792
245
3 411
550
666
7 145
95/96c
703
663
1 015
2 350
815
662
6 208
96/97c
d
663
d
2 666
d
662
3 991d
97/98e
             
98/99d
1 430
1 036
965
8 147
388
832
12 793d

  1. Volume lost to decay in forests exceeding 100 years of age is not included. This is estimated at 10 million cubic metres per year. Nursery and regeneration losses due to other insects and diseases are also not included.
  2. Best available estimates of current annual losses. Accuracy varies, depending on type of damage. Volumes are estimated before salvage. Attacked timber is salvaged wherever practical. Includes bark beetles, defoliators, dwarf mistletoe and root diseases.
  3. Nursery and regeneration losses due to unwanted vegetation are also not included.
  4. Data incomplete.
  5. Data not available.

Data source: MoF annual reports.


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