This dataset provides data about nature and environment in Espoo. It includes layers of nature protection areas, traditional environments, valuable nature areas, valuable stream areas and outdoor activities (trails, areas, points) and a map of alien plant species.

Address of the WFS API: With QGIS versions 2.18-3.x. use this address:

Data can be found in layers:

Data provided by the Environment Center of Espoo:

  • GIS:Luonnonsuojelualueet (Nature protection areas)
  • GIS:Perinneymparistot (Traditional environments)
  • GIS:Luontoselvitysten aluerajaukset (Areas of environment reports)
  • GIS:Paikallisesti_arvokkaat_luontokohteet (Valuable nature areas in local level)
  • GIS:Maakunnallisesti_arvokkaat_luontokohteet (Valuable nature areas in county level)
  • GIS:Valtakunnallisesti_arvokkaat_luontokohteet (Valuable nature areas in country level)
  • GIS:Muut_sailyttamisen_arvoiset_luontokohteet (Other valuable nature areas)
  • GIS:ArvokkaatVirtavedet (Valuable streams)

Data provided by the Public Works Department of Espoo:

  • GIS:Kotikalliot_alueet (Outdoor activity areas)
  • GIS:Kotikalliot_luontopolut (Outdoor activity trails)
  • GIS:Kotikalliot_pisteet (Outdoor activity points)
  • GIS:Vieraslajikartta (Map of alien species)

Data and Resources

Additional information

Administrator Espoon kaupungin tekninen ja ympäristötoimi / Ympäristökeskus
Administrator's webpage
Published 18.11.2020
Update frequency
More information
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Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
How to reference Source: Nature data of Espoo. The maintainer of the dataset is Espoon kaupungin tekninen ja ympäristötoimi / Ympäristökeskus. The dataset has been downloaded from Helsinki Region Infoshare service on 03.08.2021 under the license Creative Commons Attribution 4.0.


Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
CC-BY-4.0 [Open Data]

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