24.04.2018 Tanja Vallo

Fishing permits for the rivers of Northern Lapland for summer 2018 available in May

Fishing permits for the upcoming summer for Inari and Enontekiö become available on May 3, and for Utsjoki on May 9. Some minor changes have been made to some of the fishing destinations.

12.03.2018 Tanja Vallo

Off-road permits for state-owned lands can now be applied for electronically

Off-road permits for state-owned lands can now be applied for easily at the Eräluvat.fi web store, except in the case of Lapland's three northernmost municipalities. The new permit application procedure applies to traffic both on off-road tracks and off tracks.

14.08.2017 Tanja Vallo

Self-Guided Tours for Fishers

Two new self-guided touring routes have been published by Visit Finland and Metsähallitus. "A Fishing Tour of Blue Finland" and "Land of a Thousand Lakes for Fishers" are perfect for those hoping to combine fishing and sight-seeing.

22.06.2016 Aku Ahlholm

Learn about large carnivores in Finland at largecarnivores.fi

Large carnivore populations are increasing in numbers and spreading to new areas in Europe, thanks to the conservation measures that have been taken. This has aroused considerable interest in large carnivores but also given rise to some concern and public debate.

06.10.2014 Aku Ahlholm

Mobile Version of Excursion Map Now Available

The Metsähallitus map service Excursionmap.fi will soon be usable on mobile touchscreen devices, including the most common smartphones and tablets. In the form of the Excursionmap.fi service, the mobile version will be available in Finnish (m.retkikartta.fi), Swedish (m.utflyktskarta.fi) and English (m.excursionmap.fi.).