October-November Brings International Events, Fisheries

Koitajoki river seiners

Koitajoki river seiners

Autumn has been alltime record warm in the Finnish boreal. At Snowchange the summer restoration actions have been completed successfully for the most part. New wetland on Salojenneva site in Western Finland is ready as well as the Skolt Sámi restoration sites on river Vainosjoki as in Jukajoki catchment area. New video and oral history documentation took place with the Koitajoki river seiners in October.

Staff will be attending a range of events in October-November:

  • Head of the Biodiversity Unit Kaisu Mustonen travels to the Arctic Circle Summit in Reykjavik, Iceland to deliver a panel presentation on Snowchange restoration and new conservation actions.
  • Tero Mustonen will represent Puruvesi seiners at the Small-Scale Fishermen World Congress in Thailand next week.
  • Chris Madine heads to London to speak at the “We Feed the World” global exhibit featuring Snowchange restoration work.
  • Antoine Scherer will be attending the ICCA Consortium in Ethiopia, Africa in early November.

Check back here updates in early November.

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