Suvi Järvenpää:

  • Järvenpää works as a project planner at the ELY Centre (The Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment) and is currently responsible for planning the restoration and management of traditional biotopes in the “Helmi” Habitats Programme.

Anne Koivunen:

  • Koivunen is Head of the Biodiversity Informatics Unit at the Finnish Museum of Natural History and, through this unit, also acts as the contact person for the “Fauna et Flora Fennica” project with the Finnish Biodiversity Information Facility.

Jussi Lampinen:

  • Lampinen is a plant ecologist and doctor with an interest in nature and nature conservation. His research focuses on traditional biotopes such as meadows, but also urban habitats and young, human-made habitats such as roadsides and power line clearances.

Ilari Sääksjärvi:

Timo Vuorisalo:

  • Vuorisalo is a biologist and lecturer in environmental science at the University of Turku. He has also conducted a lot of research on the historical relationship between humans and various species and has written several publications on the subject. Vuorisalo specialises in particular in urban ecology, the history of animal attitudes and conservation, and ornithology.