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Green Solutions for Nature Protected Areas (KA5043)
Funded by Karelia CBC 2014-2020

Objective of the project

Enhancing living and working conditions of visitors and workers alongside with reduction of negative environmental impact at the territories of Protected Areas participating in the project.

Main activities

• Learning and capacity building measures. - Study tours to the places where eco-friendly technologies of energy supply and waste utilisation are already successfully used in Finland and Karelia and training seminars - Evaluation of economic benefits and ecological impact after the pilot projects completion. • Planning, designing and introduction of different green solutions (equipment and technologies) in selected pilot sites. - Site visits to PAs (in Karelia and Finland) - selection of pilot objects, identifying of corresponding green technologies, monitoring and supervision of pilot projects implementation; - Procurement of equipment, installation and commissioning of pilot infrastructural objects. • Dissemination and promotion of project results and readymade models to be applied in other Protected Areas of Finland and Karelia


Basic information




2018-11-30 - 2020-11-30

Total Budget / Programme funding

534 896 € / 469 643 €

Lead partner

ANO Energy Efficiency Centre
Lead partner web-site


National Park Vodlozersky
Metsähallitus, Parks and Wildlife Finland
Nature Reserve Kivach
Nature Reserve Kostomukshsky
Oulun Energia Oy