The Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) has commissioned an international evaluation of the method used for estimating the wolf population size. The report finds that sufficiently comprehensive documentation of the assessment method would help citizens to develop more trust in population assessments.
The National Committee of Finland of IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature needs your help in finding an individual, organization or business that has been successful in safeguarding nature’s vitality and functioning ecosystem services in 2015 and 2016 in Finland – Send your proposal!
Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira starts the aerial distribution of rabies vaccine baits on the south-eastern border on the 15th of September. It is important that all foxes, raccoon dogs and other small predators that are killed by hunters or found dead in or near the bait vaccination area are sent to Evira for follow-up examination.
World Wetlands Day reminds people that the conservation, restoration and maintenance of wetlands are crucial for our well-being. World Wetlands Day is celebrated in the Nordic countries always on September 2nd.
LIFE+ Return of Rural Wetlands Layman and Final reports available at kosteikko.fi website. Finnish Wildlife Agency is thankful for all landowners and other people who joined the project activities as well as co-financiers for making this project such a success.