Nature conservation

2017 2016 2015
Protection of species and habitats

Habitat restoration and ecological management areas, ha 5,746 5,738 5,670
Monitoring of the status of species protected under EU directives and the most vulnerable species, number of species occurrence checks 6,409 8,536 2,755

Status of the network of Natura 2000 sites and nature reserves

Number of NATA-assessed Natura sites 353 269 42

Viability of game and fish populations, responsible hunting and fishing

Wilderness supervision events 10,791 11,278 10,287
Percentage of offences discovered in wilderness supervision events 9.8 10.1 11.3


Annual report and financial statements for Metsähallitus’ public administration services