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Title of the project

Moose monitoring

Description

Moose (Alces alces) counting/monitoring for population estimation.
Goal: get knowledge of moose population and trends in all areas.

The monitoring report (in future: only electronic system) is given to every hunting group.
They report all observations and estimation of population present in area. Information from those reports is combined with other moose research, e.g. flight surveys.
Goal: get knowledge of moose population and trends in all areas. During the hunting season, results are already used to set how to use the last hunting licences.????
In future, there will be an electronic application.

monitoring mainly done by hunters but not coordinated by the Association

Location

Country Finland
Level National

Habitat Types

Farmland, Forest/Woodland

Species

Species Caracteristics Huntable species
Species Type Mammals
Name(s) of main species Moose (Alces alces)

Conservation action(s)

Research and data collection (e.g. monitoring, bag data)

Partners

Leading partners Finnish Game an Fisheries Research Institute (http://www.rktl.fi/riista/)

Weblinks

http://www.riista.fi/index.php?group=00000168&mag_nr=12