This is an archived release.
Increase in forest planting
In total, 15 800 hectares were planted in 2014, which is an increase of 1 100 hectares from the previous year. A total of 28.6 million forest plants were planted.
|Area (decares)||Per cent||Expenditure (NOK 1 000)|
|2014||2013 - 2014||2010 - 2014||2014|
|Forest planting||158 142||7.1||34.0||147 689|
|Silviculture||269 708||2.3||-1.1||99 159|
|Scarification||66 820||-1.4||32.7||18 577|
|Fertilizing||4 993||-58.8||-13.7||1 321|
|Chemical cleaning and weed combating||4 981||-33.9||-23.1||1 361|
About 45 per cent of all forest planting in Norway was carried out in the counties of Hedmark and Oppland. A total of 4 000 and 3 000 hectares were planted in Hedmark and Oppland respectively.
More tending of young stand
A total of 27 000 hectares of young forest were tended in 2014, which is 600 hectares more than in the previous year.
Scarification was applied to a total of 6 700 hectares, which is at the same level as the year before.
NOK 295 million invested
In total, NOK 295 million was invested in silviculture, which is at the same level as the year before. NOK 148 million was invested in forest planting and NOK 99 million in tending of young stands. The remaining amount was invested in scarification, clearing, fertilising and similar work. Government subsidies accounted for NOK 72 million of the costs.