1. Ontario has 85 billion trees; 66% of the province is tree covered.
2. Ontario's most common tree is the black spruce (37.3%) followed by the poplar (20.8%) and the jack pine (11.7%).
3. Ontario is divided into four sections of forests: Hudson's Bay Lowlands, Boreal Forest, Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Forest and Deciduous Forest.
4. Nine percent of Ontario's forests lie within existing or proposed parks and protected areas.
5. The average age of Ontario's undertaking forests was 83 years in 2011.
6. Eighteen percent of Ontario's forest is available for harvest or production.
7. The sugar maple is the sixth most common tree and makes up 4% of all growing stock.
8. Ontario's forests grow by 6.2 million cubic metres each year.
9. Fire destroys 95,000 hectares of Ontario's forests each year.
10. Insects and disease destroy 2 million hectares of Ontario's forests each year.
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