Development of the affected/degraded forest and wetland zones (fringe areas – edge of the forest) in order to improve habitats for game species. The material/information collected during the project is used to produce a guidance for the restoration of degraded habitats.
The project also aims to increase hunters? eagerness for conservation and management of nature, and at the same time to get forest owners and forestry organisations to be voluntary willing to better manage these affected areas.
Starting date: 2011
Species characteristics: Huntable species
Type of actions: Management of habitats and wildlife, Communication
Leading partners: Finnish wildlife agency/Suomen riistakeskus