The year 2016 was lively and eventful for Metsähallitus. Metsähallitus performed well, despite major changes.
Forestry produces timber efficiently and responsibly on state-owned land for more than a hundred delivery locations.
In multiple-use forests in forestry use, EUR 56 million was invested in securing the preconditions of biodiversity, recreational use and reindeer husbandry. Metsähallitus takes the preconditions of the Sámi culture strongly into account.
Metsähallitus has also used a range of measures to promote ecological and cultural diversity. The economic benefits of national parks increased. More and more people are interested in well-maintained protected areas as hiking destinations.
The Key Figures section of the report contains key figures describing Metsähallitus’ activities.