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Discover nature together during the European Heritage Days

‘Discover Nature Together’ is the theme for the European Heritage Days 2017 in Finland. The year was opened 8 February in an event held at the Ministry of the Environment. In the opening ceremony, the winners of the Cultural Heritage-makers competition for children and young people, a pre-school group from Tampere called Nestorit, was awarded their prizes, and a new competition assignment was revealed. Read more

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The Finnish Shepherd Weeks concept is pursuing the award for the best European landscape project

The Shepherd Weeks concept established by Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland unit was selected as the best landscape project in Finland in 2016 and will now be in the running for the Landscape Award of the Council of Europe this spring.

Finnish Nature League’s Wolf Ambassadors Win Biodiversity Award 2015-2016

The Wolf Ambassadors of the Finnish Nature League - Luonto-Liitto won the Biodiversity Award 2015-2016 of the IUCN National Committee of Finland. The Wolf Ambassadors were awarded on 7 February 2017 in Helsinki.
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