Collection and monitoring of DNA samples
The collection of DNA samples will expand to all wolf pack territories during the project. DNA samples help to estimate population sizes in more detail. Volunteers will be trained to collect samples. Read more about collecting and monitoring DNA samples.
Interaction and cooperation in wolf regions
The network of carnivore contact people will expand and strengthen, project planners will give information to people living in wolf regions and the operations of territory cooperation groups will be developed. Read more about interaction and cooperation in wolf regions.
Police and game warden patrol in Eastern Finland
The joint police and game warden patrol prevents criminal activities directed at natural resources and the illegal killing of wolves. Read more about the patrol.
Prevention of losses
The project conveys information about the biology of wolves and the prevention of losses caused by wolves. The project also develops practical means to prevent losses, such as dog vests to protect hunting dogs. In addition, the project provides help for animal farms to protect domestic animals. Read more about prevention of losses.
Modelling tools for wolf population management
Different goals and situations need to be addressed in wolf population management. The project develops tools for building action plans and impact forecasts. Read more about the modelling tools.
People, media and Parliament will have access to a range of up-to-date research information about wolves. Read more about communication.