how much of Canada is covered by forest?
about half, from BC to Newfoundland
where are commercial forests located?
warmer, wetter areas of canada where trees grow relatively quickly
only ____ of our commercial forests are accessible by road
where are noncommercial forests located?
to the north
what are deciduous trees known as and how much of canada’s forests do they make up?
hardwood / 66%
what are coniferous trees known as and how much of canada’s forests do they make up?
softwood / 22%
how much money does the forest industry make a year?
how many people are employed directly by the forest industry?
how many people are employed indirectly by the forest industry?
what are small trees used to make?
pulp and paper
what are large trees used to make?