Type of project:
Methods and experiences to allow natural numbers and densities of native, wild or rewilded species, Projects based on a stewardship anchored in respect for land, water, and all living things, with a management striving to support natural processes and utilize nature’s own mechanism, Projects creating local pride and common ownership and responsibility for wild nature amongst land owners, communities and resource users, leading to new alternative uses, Successful agreements with forestry entities about changing forestry practises into more nature-based management systems, Successful agreements with hunting entities about sustainable hunting and the development of wildlife watching tourism, in order to bring back wildlife in natural numbers, Successful agreements with sea or freshwater fisheries and/or managers about sustainable fishing and the development of sustainable tourism, in order to bring back wildlife in natural numbers, Successful agreements with water management entities about changing water management methods to allow for natural processes, Successful examples of enterprises that are based on economic values of the wild and that contribute to rewilding through generating revenues, business, jobs and income, Successful examples of initiatives that address to reduce human-wildlife conflict, and show tangible benefits / reduced problems for the local people
Aim and vision:
Rewilding Lapland aims at offering grants to individuals and organisations working for a sustainable development of the natural landscape through stimulating natural processes, with benefits to society at large.
To recreate ecological system in big scale, side by side with local people and local business operations to secure the future for both nature and people in Swedish Lapland.
Uniqueness of the project:
The area can be considered to be the "Last wilderness of Europe"
Community involved, Eco tourism, Education, Recreational activities, Research, Sale of sustainable products