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The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation recently acquired a forest estate called Kettukallio, which is located within the Tortinmäki region of Paattinen, approximately 25 kilometres away in a northern and northeastern direction from the centre of Turku. We shall submit an application to preserve the forest in accordance with the nature conservation act, regarding its vegetation, organisms, and soil so that they are allowed to flourish in their natural state. After the protection, you are allowed to move freely in the area as well as pick berries and mushrooms there.
In January, the Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation and the town of Ylöjärvi closed a deal on a forest of many trees in Ylöjärvi. The forest, located a few kilometres northeast of the town center on the Mastosvuori hill north of the Asuntila region, will be protected in memory of Mikko Saarela, a man who was a member of the Eppu Normaali band.
During the current year, the Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation has set a record with its acquisitions. We bought as many as twenty new areas and additional sections for five areas already protected. We received six areas as a gift.
The heirs of the Järvi-Tarkka farm in Kauhajoki decided to sell the site to the Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation in early autumn 2019.
At the end of the summer, the Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation acquired a forest area of great conservation value, bounded by five different waterways within the Kaamanen region of Inari. The deal was made possible when Sputnik, a company owned by director Aki Kaurismäki and artist Paula Oinonen, donated 100 000 euros for this very purpose.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation recently acquired an area of 41 hectares called Ahmauksenkorpi in the village of Ahmaus, located in Ulvila. It is an exceptionally wide and unified forest with plenty of decayed wood. To a great extent, it is fern spruce mire by its habitat type.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation acquired in spring an old lush wooden pasture in Haapavesi, Northern Ostrobothnia. The Kettukangas forest of 32 hectares consists mainly of herb-rich forests.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation has acquired a forest area of many trees in the Ahlainen region of Pori for conservation along with approximately half of the structural basin of Holamppi, a small lake that was once drained as part of this area.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation was recently given 30.5 hectares of land as a gift by Heino Jokelainen from Siikalatva in Northern Ostrobothnia. According to the terms of the donation, the Foundation is obligated to make sure that the area is placed under protection within a year from the day of the signing of the documents.
Towards the end of the autumn, the foundation has managed to purchase three new areas for conservation in North Karelia. The foundation now owns seven areas in this region. The places were found and the deal was made with the help of local nature lovers.