The Game Animal Damages Act

The Game Animal Damages Act (105/2009) defines the legal framework and procedures that are applied when using public funds to prevent or compensate for damages caused by large carnivores.

The Game Administration Act

The Game Administration Act entered into effect in 2011 and it defines the legal framework governing the activities of the Finnish Wildlife Agency and regional game management associations.

Population management

Population management plans for large carnivores

The views held by Finns are sometimes conflicting when it comes to the population management and conservation of large carnivores. In order to piece together these different views, national management plans are created.