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Project for Water Protection on Private Land

Explore the operations model where forest owners are compensated by the government for voluntary water protection.

A forest pond with a fallen tree.

The immediate surroundings of springs and brooks are protected under the Forest Act, but landowners may voluntarily choose to extend the protected area.

The diversity of nature benefits from a larger surface area and the landowner is compensated for their financial loss.

Contact person

Field Manager Samuli Kokkoniemi,


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