Our conservation parks are areas distinguished by a higher degree of diversity than the forest landscape in general. SCA is continuing its efforts to develop forestry and ensure even greater resilience and sustainability from all perspectives.

We have one conservation park per forest district:

  • Peltovaara in Norrbotten
  • Tjäderberget in Västerbotten
  • Sörgraninge in Ångermanland
  • Njurundakusten in Medelpad
  • Märingsberget in Jämtland

Diverse range of measures

Conservation parks are large sections of the landscape measuring several hundred of hectares in size, where at least half of the area is entirely excluded or managed in a manner that benefits nature or cultural values. In our conservation parks, the aim is to use a diverse range of measures and management methods to strengthen the existing values or create new ones.

Consideration of nature and cultural values comprises an integral part of all of the various actions carried out as part of our forest management activities. Consideration can take on many different shapes, from saving a single tree to setting aside large areas of forest or the prescribed burning of forests.

One of the ideas behind SCA's conservation parks is to strengthen existing conservation values. Several of our conservation parks achieve this aim by, for example, linking to nature reserves.

The hope is that the parks will provide visitors with interesting experiences and SCA with know-how that it can deploy in its operations outside the parks.

Peltovaara mångfadlspark Aborrträsk

Peltovaara

Peltovaara conservation park in Norrbotten has a lot of old forests and exciting values linked to both the Lapp culture and early tourism in the area.

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Tjäderbergets mångfaldspark

Tjäderberget

Tjäderberget Conservation Park in Västerbotten is quite hilly with four large peaks. Here are beautiful deciduous woodland, pine-dominated stands of varying ages as well as marshy woodland and woodland streams.

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Sörgraninge mångfaldspark

Sörgraninge

Sörgraninge Conservation Park in Ångermanland is highly diverse with demarcated mountain groups and a multitude of marshes and lakes. The natural assets include a fertile woodland stream, a high-elevation conifer forest with heavy lichen growth, fire-affected pine forest, sand pine scrub and deciduous forest.

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Njurundakustens mångfaldspark

Njurundakusten

Njurundakusten Conservation Park in Medelpad is mostly characterized by a long undeveloped stretch of coastline, lagoons, flower-rich shore meadows, pine forests, wetlands, alder swamp and shingles. The park features many cultural heritage values.

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Märlingsbergets mångfaldspark

Märlingsberget

Märlingsberget Conservation Park in Jämtland contains pine forest and has relatively large, unspoiled areasmainly. The terrain is hilly in many places and here are numerous small lakes, bogs and streams. There are many hiking trails, beautiful view-point and traces of those who once used the forest for its living.

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