Sneak peek: results from the survey study

View from Sandskär. Blue sky with some clouds and green vegetation at the bottom of the image.

The aim of our survey study was to get information about how the existing protected areas are used, what kind of needs there are, and if a cross-border protected area would be something that people are interested in visiting. We got 217 answers to our questionnaire and we thank all of you for your invaluable […]

Pondweeds (Potamogeton/Vidat/Natar)

The flowers of pondweed on the surface of water.

When talking about aquatic plant species with general public the most commonly known species is pondweed, especially Perfoliate pondweed (Potamogeton perfoliatus/Ahvenvita/Ålnate). Pondweeds grow in both clear and murky waters, soft bottom, and mixed bottom, and that is why they are very common in the Bothnian Bay area. Pondweed can get stuck to fishing equipment and […]

The partners of SeaCOMBO

Photo collage of projects partners

Who are we and what do we do? On the Swedish side we have County Administrative Board of Norrbotten and on the Finnish side the ELY-centre in northern Ostrobothnia. We all work with the environment in different ways, both in the Bothnian Bay and on land.