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Vaasa nature types

Many various nature types can be found in Vaasa, due it the city’s close proximity to the ocean. Lush nature types along the waterfront and in the valleys offer a different kind of habitat than the sparse environments along the low ridges. The most common nature type in Vaasa is the mesic heath forest and surroundings in Vaasa are generally relatively nutritious. Throughout these pages you will be able to learn more about the various heath forests and other nature types, where they can be found and the marvels of nature one can find in them.

Various nature types surround the lake ‘Granö träsk’ Photo: Christine Bonn.