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The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation gets a new largest protected area as the Aarnivalkea protected forest in Kuusamo expands to a nearby mire.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation recently acquired a forest of approximately 18 hectares in the Kolho region, located in Mänttä-Vilppula close to the northern border of the Pirkanmaa province.
There will be a new conservation area created in Töysä, Alavus, where the foundation purchased a forest of approximately 30 hectares.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation made a deal about a forest piece of more than 19 hectares at the end of May in the Kylmäkoski village in Juuka, North Karelia.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation acquired at the end of April an area of 7,5 hectares in the Nokkola village in Hollola, south of Lahti, on the eastern bank of the Luhdanjoki section in the Porvoonjoki river.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation acquired an area of about 24 hectares in the vicinity of Lake Lestijärvi in Ostrobothnia in the middle of February. Approximately 14 hectares of the area is made up of a forest with the remaining part consisting of a private water area.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation acquired the Rouvala farm of 16 hectares in the Nyystölä village in Padasjoki, over 10 hectares of the area being covered by woodland.
Mrs Irja Askola, the Bishop of Helsinki, visited the Vatican on 18 January 2016 and gave Pope Francis a thousand square metres of the primeval Tomteskog forest in Porvoo as a gift.
The total area protected by the swamp campaign shared by the Ostrobothnia conservation district and the Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation has grown with 15 hectares, thanks to the parcel of Syrjäjoki swamp land acquired by the foundation.
The Finnish Natural Heritage Foundation acquired a 16-hectare forest called Tapiolanvainio in Kokemäki at the end of March. The majority of the deal was financed by the Satakunta district of the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation with the help of a will left by Arvi and Eija Laaksonen.