Metsähallitus leads the way in diverse bioeconomy. We are a state-owned enterprise, responsible for the management of one third of Finland’s surface area. We use and develop these state-owned land and water areas responsibly, in a way that maximises their benefits to society as a whole.
Parks & Wildlife Finland is a part of the state-owned enterprise Metsähallitus.
manages state-owned nature reserves and historic sites
provides free facilities for visitors to these areas
compiles GPS data on conservation issues in protected areas
participates in international collaboration on nature conservation
maintains snowmobile routes.
takes care of state-owned hunting grounds and sells hunting permits
takes care of state-owned fishing waters and sells fishing permits
is in charge of supervision of hunting, fishing and snow-mobiling in the wilderness.