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Aalto neighbourhood home to waterbird oasis and forest habitat for flying squirrels

The Otaniemi campus is right next to a nature conservation area. We accompanied an expert on an outing to learn what makes it unique – and what can be done about biodiversity loss.
Flying squirrel
Photo: Pasi Parkkinen

Join us to a tour through the Laajalahti nature conservation area, adjacent to the Aalto University campus, with Roland Vösa, special planner at Metsähallitus Parks & Wildlife Finland.

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On the trail of the flying squirrel

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School of Chemical Engineering opens 24 summer jobs in research groups for 2023

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