Welcome to Invasive Alien Species Portal!
Here you can find help for identification and also report observations of invasive alien species. The pages contain information, images and distribution maps of invasive species in Finland. There are also instructions on how to safely dispose invasive species, if you happen to encounter any on your premises.
What is an alien species?
Alien species are organisms that have spread to a new area through human action, whether intentionally or unintentionally.
Legislation of alien species
The Finnish Advisory Board for Invasive Alien Species
The Finnish Advisory Board for Invasive Alien Species, appointed by the Council of State, is Finland’s national expert body in matters concerning invasive alien species. Its key tasks include following the implementation of the invasive alien species legislation and awareness raising of the impacts and management measures concerning invasive alien species.
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