Metsähallitus is a state-owned enterprise, responsible for the management, use and protection of one third of Finland’s surface area.
Parks & Wildlife Finland is in charge of public administration tasks of Metsähallitus and comprises National Parks Finland and Wildlife Service Finland.
Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland manages 3 million hectares in Lapland
- 7 national parks
- 7 strict nature reserves
- 12 wilderness areas
- thousands of cultural heritage sites.