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The Danish Nature Agency


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The Danish Nature Agency is an agency of the Environment and Food Ministry.

The Nature Agency manages the Environment and the Ministry's approximately 200,000 hectares of forests and natural areas, to create the greatest possible value for society in terms of good conditions for outdoor recreation, nature protection and efficient operation of the agency's forests and other natural areas.

The Nature Agency carries out practical tasks in hunting and game management and specific outdoor and nature projects - often in collaboration with other authorities, organizations and volunteers.

The Nature Agency has approximately 600 employees which about 85 is associated with the head office in Randbøl. The other employees are located at the agency's 19 local units in Denmark.

On July 1st 2016 The Nature Agency was divided into two agencies, The Nature Agency and The Danish Agency for Water and Nature Management.

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