Funding support: Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Number of staff: 1 full term, 4 seasonal staff
Number of visitors per year: 10,000
Overall aims of the centre
Function as a gateway to the Laponia World Heritage, and tell people about the nature and the Sami culture.
Description of the centre
Naturum Laponia visitor centre is placed in Stora Sjofallet National Park and is a 900 square metres building and function as a visitor centre for the whole World Heritage Area (9400 square kilometres). The site holds a variety of nature such as mountains, large wetland areas and old-growth forests.
Naturum Laponia have an exhibition about the nature and the Sami culture. We arrange activities such as guided tours, lectures, concerts and children activities. We opened up in September 2014 and have just under 10 000 visitors a year.
Creating signage; site information; Producing written materials; Developing nature trails
Managing / creating habitat; Running a visitor centre
Engaging young people; Engaging the local community
Education and communication
Working with primary schools; Working with secondary schools; Developing resources / materials
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