Metsähallitus is a state-owned enterprise that provides services related to Finland´s natural resources. Parks & Wildlife Finland is a unit of Metsähallitus, providing public administration services which are largely financed from the national government budget.
Parks & Wildlife Finland
- manages national parks, strict nature reserves, wilderness areas, national hiking areas and most of the state-owned public waters
- protects and manages species, habitats and cultural heritage in state-owned areas
- provides outdoor recreation services for hikers
- sells permits for hunting, fishing and snowmobiling.
During 2014 we have expanded our activities at Parks & Wildlife Finland (formerly known as Metsähallitus Natural Heritage Services) and launched new initiatives to increase our social impact.