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 35 250.50 3 149.88 5.73 18 341.02 56 747.13
Taiga Shield 48 570.54 5 585.38 19.99 55 775.54 109 951.45
Boreal Shield 132 510.46 8 029.74 837.67 22 444.05 163 821.92
Atlantic Maritime 16 644.81 346.83 85.38 2 563.31 19 640.33
Mixedwood Plains 3 402.53 138.14 90.22 7 384.07 11 014.97
Boreal Plains 44 052.25 3 645.73 3 831.78 15 588.35 67 118.11
Prairies 1 524.26 147.22 1 707.64 41 217.94 44 597.06
Taiga Cordillera 6 399.93 1 993.00 0.00 18 043.00 26 435.93
Boreal Cordillera 18 589.82 4 144.89 2 652.32 20 559.52 45 946.55
Pacific Maritime 11 636.19 352.11 132.54 8 227.04 20 347.87
Montane Cordillera 31 761.07 659.70 3 233.32 11 830.74 47 484.85
Hudson Plains 11 591.69 8 056.70 66.12 14 837.89 34 552.40
Canada 361 934.06 36 249.35 12 662.71 236 812.47 647 658.59
Source: Canada's National Forest Inventory, combined remeasured (2007-2017) and projected (2006-2017 with NFI projection system) data (Version 1, July 2021) (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. These non-inventoried areas total 262,189.89 thousand ha.