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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 community From boreal coniferous forests in northern Sweden to temperate broadleaved forests in southern Sweden
Total area of ecoparks 241 000 ha
Main management type Free development or conservation-oriented management in conservation areas, clearcutting in areas designated for wood production.
Altitude From 700 m in the north to sea level in the south
Ownership State-owned
Protected area (total) 111 000 ha designated for nature conservation, including areas with conservation-oriented management
Natura 2000 (area) 21 000 ha