Developing water protection measures in forestry, especially those related to regeneration in peatland areas, to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus emissions to water.
STATE OF IMPLEMENTATION
Implementation has started. (The implementation of one or more planned elements of the measure is underway.)
New information has been produced particularly on old drained peatland forest areas, and new studies have been launched to improve the assessment of the impact on waters and to determine where water protection measures relating to forestry should be implemented in the future. The use of wood material (such as small-diameter trees or logging residues) to clean waters in forest drains and settlement ponds is being tested in an R&D project.
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF)
Tapio Ltd, Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Finnish Forest Centre, Metsähallitus, companies, parties implementing forestry projects