Summary of the Major Project Work, May 4 th , 1942 March 31 st , 1944

 

Fire Fighting

 

Number of fires fought

234

Number of man-days on fire fighting

8470

Number of man-days on training and standby

4875

Snag Falling

 

Man-days

41910

Acres of cleared snags

44115

Number of snags felled 10

431,002

Number of snags felled 10

159,105

Total snags felled

590,107

Total basal area square ft. 10

1,031,340

Average basal area per man-day

24

Farm Aid

 

Man-days

840

ASW Farm

 

Man-days

1900

Reforestation and Nurseries

 

Acres planted

21520

Number of trees planted

17,006,550

Man-days nursery work

8395

Bushels of cones collected

1050

Man-days planting trees

22,820

Road construction

 

New roads (miles)

21.2

Existing roads improved (miles)

154.5

Railway grades converted to roads

123.5

Number of culverts built

625

Number of bridges built

38

Man-days on roads and trails

51,420

Trail construction

 

New trails (miles)

16.3

Existing trails improved (miles)

29.2

Telephone Line Construction

 

New line (miles)

25.7

Existing line improved (miles)

8.5

Man-days

1,210

Fuel Production (Fuel Control Board)

 

Cordwood produced (cords)

11,273

Millwood produced (cords)

611

Man-days on cordwood

22,660

Man-days on millwood recovery

190

Miscellaneous Projects

 

Man-days

6,660

Total man-days, effective project work (54%)

171,450

Total man-days, May 4, 1942 to March 31, 1944

319,308

  J.A. Toews, Alternative Service in Canada during World War II , p. 88-89.