One of the starting points for forestry operations is safeguarding the habitats of forest species. The easiest way to achieve this is to increase awareness of the habitat requirements and presence of the species.
In addition to legislation, the use of forests in Finland is regulated by various voluntary systems. Forest certification is the most significant one. Approximately 85% of Finland’s forests are FSC® or PEFC™ certified. This proportion represents one
UPM has published a global partnership agreement with FSC. Entering into a partnership agreement is a logical step for UPM as it strives to develop and promote the standardisation of the industry as well as best and responsible forestry practice.
The Declaration of Christmas Peace is a Finnish tradition that is often also extended to game. In many regions, hunters gather by the campfire shortly before Christmas to bring festive greetings to the game.