State-owned protected areas
|17) Establish state-owned protected areas, covering approximately 700,000 hectares, related to the implementation of national conservation programmes and other areas reserved for protection, and the Natura 2000 network of protected areas. Update regulations on the present network of protected areas.|
|Responsible institutions: Ministry of the Environment
Status in 2018: State-owned protected areas have been founded in Southwest Finland, Saimaa and Suomussalmi regions, and in the southern part of Northern Ostrobothnia and in Eastern Lapland. These areas cover 280 000 hectares of the final goal of 700 000 hectares.
- Updated (17.03.2019)