People standing and discussing in a forest.
Media trip to Pilvilampi, Vaasa on October 2020. Photo: Anni Koskela.

The work being done on our flying squirrel project is important and wide-ranging. We are happy to discuss it. We produce material and make media appearances to raise as much awareness of the project as possible.

Main project events and phases

2021

  • Webinar on flying squirrels in urban areas, 8 September 2021. How to take flying squirrels into account in cities and urban areas? 174 participants.
  • Commission’s third follow-up mission to the project site, 4-5 May 2021. Event was organised as an online meeting due to Covid-19 restrictions.
  • Midterm Report to the Commission, 31 March 2021. Mid-term Report was submitted to the Commission according to the timetable.

2020

  • Environmental education package
  • Flying squirrel exhibition in Haltia, Espoo
  • Report on the accuracy of dogs used in the inventorying of flying squirrels
  • Nest box camera in Kuopio
  • Brochure
  • Video
  • Commission’s second follow-up mission to the project site, 20-21 April 2020. Event was organised as an online meeting due to Covid-19 restrictions.

2019

  • Progress report 1, December 2019
  • Nordic LIFE NAT Platform meeting 10-12 September 2019 Tønder, Denmark
  • The flying squirrel ambassador started in Kuopio schools
  • Nest box camera in Kainuu
  • Flying squirrel inventory training
  • Commission’s first follow-up mission to the project site, 18 March 2019, Espoo.
  • Flying squirrel survey. We asked opinions about the conservation of the flying squirrel. We received 172 responses. Thank you for completing our survey!
  • Project website

2018

  • LIFE 17 Nature project kick-off event, 7-8 November 2018, Brussels, Belgium
  • Flying Squirrel LIFE kick-off event, 30-31 October 2018, Nuuksio, Espoo

Flying Squirrel LIFE media hits (mostly in Finnish):

Last updated 20 May 2022