Forest overview

A shared territory

  • In Quebec’s public forests, it is common to see ten or more different users interacting in the same area. Hunters, tourists, hikers and forestry workers cross paths every day, creating a truly unique dynamic.
  • In Quebec, 90% of the forest is publicly owned. Harmonization of use is therefore essential if activities are to be maintained in the forest.
  • The private forests account for 8% of Québec’s forest land. They belong to more than 130,000 owners who are important stakeholders in the forest landscape.