Expanding the Kivisuo Peatland Complex

Grantee Snowchange Cooperative and Landscape Rewilding Programme
Target Peregrine Falcon, Rock Ptarmigan, European Honey Buzzard, Falco Tinnunculus, Terek Sandpiper
Area Protected

40 hectares

Location Finland
Grant Amount $18,000

Expands the biodiversity hotspot of Kivisuo, which serves as an internationally important peatland and carbon stabilization area. This purchase of 40 additional hectares will bring the land into the already existing marshmire ecosystem complex which will conserve it from being clearcut. This area is globally significant for climate stabilization.