Changes to the website are mainly visual, although some functional improvements have been made, as well.
Visual layout of the website is updated on Thursday, March 14. During the process some disturbances might occur.
Eräluvat web shop is under maintenance on Monday, November 12, from 4:00 pm on. The web shop is closed during the break.
The Wildlife Management and Research Conference (Riistapäivät) is an annual seminar for the Finnish wildlife consortium and for wildlife research. The conference is now organised for the 30th time and it takes place in Seinäjoki during 15-16 January, 2019. This year the focus is on Changes in Wildlife Management.
Fisheries management fees for 2019 will be made available for purchase tomorrow, 1 November. Each person purchasing an annual permit (good for one calendar year) will also receive Suomu magazine. The fisheries management fee is mandatory for all persons 18-64 years of age who are fishing by means other than ice fishing, hook and line fishing or fishing with a simple herring rig. Proceeds from the fisheries management fee are used to manage and maintain Finland's fishing waters and fish stocks.
Завтра, 1 ноября, будет открыта продажа государственных рыболовных лицензий на 2019 год. Приобретя годовую лицензию, Вы получите рыболовную карту вместе с журналом Suomu. Государственная рыболовная лицензия является обязательной для всех рыбаков в возрасте от 18 до 64 лет, которые ловят рыбу иным способом, чем на летнюю или зимнюю удочку, или на ставку с крючками. Средства, поступающие от оплаты рыболовных лицензий, используются на благо природы для ухода за рыболовными угодьями и рыбными ресурсами.
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.
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.
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.
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.