Participants of the Arctic Biodiversity Congress were building bird nesting boxes in a workshop led by Metsähallitus, enterprise managing state-owned lands and waters of Finland.
A selection of the bird nesting boxes were donated for signing to the Environment Ministers of the Arctic Council member states and representatives of the Arctic Council Permanent Participants (Arctic Indigenous peoples organizations).
Arctic Biodiversity Congress was held in Rovaniemi, Finland at 9-12. October 2018. Congress was organized by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council, in partnership with the Ministry of the Environment, Finland to promote the conservation and sustainable use of Arctic biodiversity.