The natural values ​​of Malmi Airport highlighted in panel discussion

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The natural values ​​of the 100-hectare meadow at Malmi Airport are largely unexplored. A number of protected, particularly protected, endangered and extremely endangered species are found on and around the airfield. Photo: Petri Asikainen 2016

The significant natural values ​​of Malmi Airport and its surroundings and their protection were discussed at a joint public panel of nature experts and politicians at Tapanila People’s House on Saturday 26 September 2020. Read (in Finnish) the summary of Tapani Veistola, special expert of the Uusimaa district of the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation, and watch (in Finnish) the video recording of the panel by the Helsinki Nature Conservation Association.

Tags: biodiversity , great snipe , parti-colored bat , flying squirrel , nature values , meadow , sneezewort drill , Nathusius’ pipistrelle , northern bat , white-backed woodpecker , burren green