Table 4.1. Area (1000 ha) of forest and non-forest land by terrestrial ecozone in Canada.
Terrestrial ecozone Forest land Non-forest land Total
Other
wooded land
Other land with tree cover Other land
Taiga Plains 33 601.17 3 006.48 97.32 20 033.63 56 738.60
Taiga Shield 46 292.88 7 675.60 20.73 56 049.51 110 038.72
Boreal Shield 131 274.73 6 620.42 1 024.63 25 106.03 164 025.81
Atlantic Maritime 16 295.67 604.29 56.67 2 715.58 19 672.21
Mixedwood Plains 3 169.23 221.86 138.92 7 531.58 11 061.59
Boreal Plains 38 454.65 4 277.86 5 549.88 18 808.37 67 090.76
Prairies 1 197.79 5.69 913.61 42 980.07 45 097.16
Taiga Cordillera 6 442.88 1 784.20 0.04 18 230.32 26 457.44
Boreal Cordillera 19 116.46 5 120.48 21.26 21 675.10 45 933.30
Pacific Maritime 10 744.10 107.18 128.34 9 350.57 20 330.19
Montane Cordillera 31 128.47 580.40 480.71 15 267.80 47 457.38
Hudson Plains 9 857.72 10 861.20 66.83 13 664.62 34 450.37
Canada 347 575.75 40 865.66 8 498.94 251 413.18 648 353.53
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.