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C15 Ecoparks



Forest landscapes in Sweden with emphasis on biodiversity conservation and recreation


General information on the forests of the Swedish ecoparks.

Forest communityFrom boreal coniferous forests in northern Sweden to temperate broadleaved forests in southern Sweden
Total area of ecoparks241 000 ha
Main management typeFree development or conservation-oriented management in conservation areas, clearcutting in areas designated for wood production.
AltitudeFrom 700 m in the north to sea level in the south
Protected area (total)111 000 ha designated for nature conservation, including areas with conservation-oriented management
Natura 2000 (area)21 000 ha