What is it about?

Natural grasslands are among the most threatened types of and in Finland, and some have disappeared all together. Traditionally they have been used for farming but only farmers manage them nowadays. Why? What are their experiences? What support do they need from others? This is a case from Finland

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Why is it important?

Conservation of biodiversity in Finland is impossible without involvement of farmers to manage and restore natural grasslands, which are extremely rate. We need to know how to do this best


The results will influence practical ways of supporting farmers in conservation

Iryna Herzon
Helsingin Yliopisto

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This page is a summary of: Motivations and experiences in managing rare semi-natural biotopes: A case from Finland, Land Use Policy, November 2014, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2014.05.004.
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