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.
Already half of the measures defined in the 2015 Wolf Management Plan have already been realized. The purpose of the Wolf Management Plan and its projects is to find functional solutions for the management of the wolf populations and to improve the coexistence between humans and wolves.
May 9–10 marks the celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day. Because of this, The Finnish Wildlife Agency wishes to remind people of the importance of internationally coordinated hunting and up-to-date catch statistics. The theme of the World Migratory Bird Day is: taking waterfowl into consideration in the development of energy technology.
An international action planning workshop for the Taiga Bean Goose took place in Finland. This action-planning process is the first of its kind under AEWA as it deals with a declining population for which an adaptive harvest framework is foreseen to be developed.
The majority of Finns have a positive view of hunting. In comparison to 2004, positive attitudes have increased while negative ones have decreased.