Table 2.1. Area (1000 ha) of vegetated land by landscape position and terrestrial ecozone in Canada.
Terrestrial ecozone Treed Non-treed Other1 Total
Upland Wetland Total Alpine Upland Wetland Total
Taiga Plains 29 885.41 4 619.63 34 505.04 0.00 12 421.53 5 976.01 18 397.54 0.00 52 902.58
Taiga Shield 45 190.06 2 516.88 47 706.94 0.00 40 970.04 9 391.61 50 361.65 0.00 98 068.59
Boreal Shield 114 953.95 13 598.99 128 552.94 0.00 18 530.04 14 855.16 33 385.20 0.00 161 938.14
Atlantic Maritime 15 635.87 222.54 15 858.41 0.00 2 767.64 641.32 3 408.96 0.00 19 267.37
Mixedwood Plains 3 062.98 286.40 3 349.38 0.00 6 910.60 413.97 7 324.57 0.00 10 673.95
Boreal Plains 30 936.93 13 297.36 44 234.29 0.00 10 378.96 8 198.19 18 577.15 0.00 62 811.44
Prairies 2 046.89 36.19 2 083.08 0.00 41 606.27 750.60 42 356.87 0.00 44 439.95
Taiga Cordillera 6 332.28 120.83 6 453.11 460.80 11 527.66 366.97 12 355.43 0.00 18 808.54
Boreal Cordillera 18 376.41 627.64 19 004.05 1 150.59 12 753.00 828.06 14 731.65 0.00 33 735.70
Pacific Maritime 10 135.48 19.45 10 154.93 70.91 2 528.45 125.31 2 724.67 0.00 12 879.60
Montane Cordillera 30 224.76 167.73 30 392.49 524.68 8 658.82 527.82 9 711.32 0.00 40 103.81
Hudson Plains 8 750.22 11 064.98 19 815.20 0.00 2 929.08 11 393.55 14 322.63 0.00 34 137.83
Canada 315 531.24 46 578.62 362 109.86 2 206.98 171 982.09 53 468.57 227 657.64 0.00 589 767.50
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, revised 2006 baseline (Version 3, December 2013) (http://nfi.nfis.org)
Note: The Arctic ecozones (Arctic Cordillera, Northern Arctic, Southern Arctic), and the Taiga Plains and Hudson Plains ecozones located in Nunavut, are not inventoried. The total area amounts to 262,189.89 thousand ha.
1 Missing, unknown or other landscape positions.