The reindeer husbandry in Norway

The reindeer herding industry utilizes c. 145.000 square kilometres, which is about 45 % of the land area in Norway. Norwegian herders utilize 11 different regions for herding. In addition, Swedish herders are granted access to summer pastures in the interior of Troms county. Norwegian herders share their ranges with c. 30 lynx families and c. 27 wolverine families.

Click on the map to identify names of reindeer herding districts/units.

Here we present interactive figurers where you easily can study the developments within the reindeer husbandry over time at the district level within the various reindeer herding regions (different colors in map).

The national monitoring programme for semi-domestic reindeer