Publications on nature management and restoration

Ecological restoration and management in boreal forests - best practices from Finland (Metsähallitus)

Ecological restoration in drained peatlands - best practices from Finland (Metsähallitus)

Scientific articles

Arponen A., Lehtomäki J., Leppänen J., Tomppo E. & Moilanen A. 2012. Effects of connectivity and spatial resolution of analyses on conservation prioritization across large extents. Conservation Biology. 26(2): 294–304

Borg, R. and Paloniemi, R. 2012. Deliberation in cooperative networks for forest conservation. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences, 9 (3): 1-16

Borg, R., Toikka, A. & Primmer, E. 2014. Social Capital and Governance: A social network analysis of forest biodiversity collaboration in Central Finland. Forest Policy and Economics

Eräjää, S., Halme, P., Kotiaho, J. S. Markkanen, A. & Toivanen, T. 2010. The volume and composition of dead wood on traditional and forest fuel harvested clear-cuts. Silva Fennica 44:203-211

Horne, P., Koskela, T., Ovaskainen, V.& Horne, T. (eds.) 2009. Safeguarding forest biodiversity in Finland: Citizens’ and non-industrial private forest owners’ views. Working Papers of the Finnish Forest Research Institute 119. 59 pp.

Korhonen, K., Hujala, T. & Kurttila, M. 2013. Diffusion of voluntary protection among family forest owners: Decision process and success factors. Forest Policy and Economics 26: 82-90

Kuuluvainen, T. & Aakala, T. 2011. Natural forest dynamics in boreal Fennoscandia: a review and classification. Silva Fennica 45(5): 823–841

Kuuluvainen, T., Tahvonen, O. & Aakala, T. 2012. Even-aged and uneven-aged forest management in boreal Fennoscandia: a review. Ambio 41(7): 720–737

Kuuluvainen, T. & Grenfell, R. 2012. Natural disturbance emulation in boreal forest ecosystem management – theories, strategies and a comparison with conventional even-aged management. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42(7): 1185–1203

Lehtomäki, J. & Moilanen, A. 2013: Methods and workflow for spatial conservation prioritization using Zonation. Environmental Modelling & Software. 2013/47, s. 128-137

Lehtomäki, J., Tomppo, E., Kuokkanen, P., Hanski, I. & Moilanen, A. 2009. Applying spatial conservation prioritization software and high-resolution GIS data to a national-scale study in forest conservation. Forest Ecology and Management 258, 11, s. 2439-2449

Mönkkönen, M., Juutinen, A., Mazziotta, A., Miettinen, K., Podkopaev, D., Reunanen, P., Salminen, H., & Tikkanen, O.-P. 2014. Spatially dynamic forest management to sustain biodiversity and economic returns.  Journal of Envionmental Management 134: 80-89.

Paloniemi, R., Hujala, T., Rantala, S., Harlio, A., Salomaa, A., Primmer, E., Pynnönen, S. & Arponen, A. 2017. Integrating social and ecological knowledge for targeting voluntary biodiversity conservation. Conservation Letters doi:10.1111/conl.12340.

Paloniemi, R. & Varho, V. 2009. Changing ecological and cultural states and preferences of nature conservation policy: The case of nature values trade in South-Western Finland. Journal of Rural Studies 25:1, 87-97

Primmer, E., Paloniemi, R., Similä, J. & Barton, D. 2013. Evolution in Finland’s forest biodiversity conservation payments and the institutional constraints on establishing new policy. Society & Natural Resources 26(10): 1137–1154

Primmer, E., Paloniemi, R., Similä, J. & Tainio A. 2014. Forest owner perceptions of institutions and voluntary contracting for biodiversity conservation: Not crowding out but staying out. Ecological Economics 103, 1-10

Pynnönen S., Paloniemi R. & Hujala T. 2018. Recognizing the Interest of Forest Owners to Combine Nature‑Oriented and Economic Uses of Forests. Small-scale Forestry, 1-28 p.

Raitanen, E., Similä, J., Siikavirta, K. & Primmer, E. 2013. Economic Instruments for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Conservation & the EU State Aid Regulation. European Environmental & Planning Law 10(1), 6-28.

Rantala, M., Hujala, T. & Kurttila, M. 2012. Measuring and monitoring socio-cultural sustainability in the action of forest biodiversity cooperation networks. Silva Fennica 46: 441-459.

Similä, J., Pölönen, I., Fredrikson, J., Primmer, E. & Horne, P. 2014. Biodiversity Protection in Private Forests: An Analysis of Compliance. Journal of Environmental Law 0, 1–21

Sirkiä S., Lehtomäki J., Lindén H., Tomppo E. & Moilanen A. 2012. Defining spatial priorities for capercaillie Tetrao urogallus lekking landscape conservation in south-central Finland. Wildlife  Biology. 18(4): 337–353

Toivanen, T., Markkanen, A., Kotiaho, J. S. & Halme, P. 2012. The effect of forest fuel harvesting on the fungal diversity of clear-cuts. Biomass and Bioenergy 39: 84-93

Vainio, A. & Paloniemi, R. 2013. Adapting to the gender order: forest owners’ voluntary conservation in Finland. Land Use Policy, 35: 247– 256