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Operational priorities

Collecting and sharing information on Finnish forests

The Finnish Forest Centre collects and shares information on Finnish forests. We advise forest owners and operators on the management, use, and protection of forests. 

In addition, the Finnish Forest Centre monitors compliance with forest laws. The Finnish Forest Centre is an expert organisation that serves and promotes sustainable forestry.

Public administration tasks of the Finnish Forest Centre

The Finnish Forest Centre monitors compliance with forest laws and collects and shares information on Finnish forests.

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Development themes

Sustainable forest management

The Finnish Forest Centre promotes sustainable forest management.

Nature management

Safeguarding forest biodiversity is a key element of sustainable forestry.

Forest ownership

We contribute to the development of functioning forest ownership.

Private roads

Private roads are important routes for rural businesses.

Forest energy

Forest-based energy is an important energy source in Finland.

Wood construction

The Finnish Forest Centre promotes wood construction.

Versatile use of forests

The versatile use of forests is of increasing interest in Finland.

Land use planning

Land use planning affects the enforcement of the Forest Act.