Despite extensive use of wood, the annual growth of trees in Finland is still higher than consumption. Our forests act as carbon sinks and slow down climate change. During the Forest Visit you can learn more about the forest ecosystems.


  • Forests and climate change
  • Carbon cycle and carbon sinks
  • Environmental and nature conservation and restoration
  • Forest health
  • Water protection
  • Wildfire and forest damage prevention


The concept development of the Forest Visit was funded by Metsämiesten Säätiö Foundation.

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+


The purpose of HY+ organization is to improve the future world and well-being of people through enhancing learning, knowledge sharing, and development.


UniVisits are targeted to professionals in diverse fields wishing to learn state-of-the-art know-how in their own area. Based on the expertise of the eleven faculties of the University of Helsinki, we design customised programmes to meet the needs of each visit group.

University of Helsinki Centre for Continuing Education HY+

P.O. Box 53 (Fabianinkatu 32)

FI-00014 University of Helsinki