Siirry sisältöön

Method of estimating Finnish wolf population size has been evaluated

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.

Help Find Finland’s Best Biodiversity Input 2015–2016

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!

Aerial distribution of rabies vaccine baits starts on south-eastern border

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.

The Rural Wetlands –projects reports available

LIFE+ Return of Rural Wetlands Layman and Final reports available at 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.

International guests participating in a hunt

Every year some two thousand foreign hunters visit Finland. In addition to a valid hunting card, a hunter arriving in Finland will need a hunting licence and possibly a shooting test certificate and a licence to bring a firearm or dog into the country.

Waterfowl populations are managed sustainably along their entire flyway

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.