• 01.11.2013

    TV2 1.11. 2013 program "Erätulilla"

    TV2 1.11. 2013 program "Erätulilla": Petteri Saario's document "Veden saartamat" Read more

  • 18.09.2013

    Vaasa Nature Film weeks

    In September Wildlife Vaasa International Nature Film Festival organizes a two week long film event with world class nature films, some of which have never been shown before. We will also show local nature and culture documents made by children and youth in our media education project. Read more

  • 13.09.2013

    The SOUV for Kvarken and High Coast in published!

    UNESCO´s World Heritage Committee decided in 2007 that all World Heritage State parties should have a Statement of Outstanding Universal Value (SOUV) approved by the committee. A SOUV is a written statement, which describes the unique values on which the site was nominated a World Heritage site. Read more

  • 24.07.2013

    The marine biologists are inventorying again this summer

    Metsähallitus marine biologists are again inventorying the ocean floor in the World Heritage area this summer. Inventories are done by videofilming the ocean floor, as well as diving under water, with the purpose of studying the vegetation and type of seafloor in different areas. Read more

  • 04.07.2013

    Check out the beautiful short-movie about Kvarken

    Check out the beautiful short-movie From Stone to Stone – the Kvarken – Archipelago of the Rising Stones which has won prizes at the Platina Woldfest in Houston, Tourfilm Riga and the World Media Festival in Hamburg. Read more

  • 03.06.2013

    Kvarken Customer Service now has a new e-mail address!

    The new Kvarken Customer Service e-mail address is The old e-mail address ( is still in service, but will serve as the customer service e-mail for Metsähallitus, Vaasa. The Kvarken Customer Service phone number is still the same (+358 50 346 6200). Read more

  • 14.05.2013

    Small World Heritage Tour

    Thursdays 13.6-29.8.2013 Kvarken Guides ossuskunta offers guided tours to Svedjehamn. Read more

  • 07.05.2013

    Guided bird excursion to Valsörarna!

    On May 18th the Ostrobothnia Australis association and the Botnia Atlantic project World Heritage Ambassadors arranges a bird excursion to Valsörarna. Read more

  • 23.04.2013

    The Nature station of Mickelsörarna will be renovated

    After May 1st the Nature station of Mickelsörarna will get a new look, since it will be renovated during the summer and autumn of 2013. The roof of the former coastguard station will be replaced with a new felt roof , and the accommodation rooms will be renewed to better... Read more

  • 02.04.2013

    Haltia opens in May!

    The new Finnish Nature Center Haltia will open on May 31st and will bring all of Finland’s nature under one roof. At Haltia, the visitor can experience Finland´s finest and most extraordinary nature destinations, from the archipelagos in the south to the tops of the fells in the north. Read more

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