Batrakhan Forest Reserve

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Batrakhan Forest Reserve
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Location Aksy District, Jalal-Abad Province, Kyrgyzstan
Area 304 ha
Established 1975

The Batrakhan Forest Reserve (or Baltyrkan Forest Reserve) is located in Aksy District of Jalal-Abad Province of Kyrgyzstan at the area of Aflatun Forestry. It was established in 1975 with a purpose of conservation of Siberian Fir (Abies sibirica var. semenovii). Among other trees growing in the forest reserve are Schrenk's Spruce (Picea schrenkiana subsp. tianshanica), Persian walnut (Juglans regia), maple (Acer tataricum ssp. semenovii), wild apple (Malus sieversii), etc. The forest reserve occupies 304 hectares.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ошская область:Энциклопедия [Encyclopedia of Osh Oblast] (in Russian). Bishkek: Chief Editorial Board of Kyrgyz Soviet Encyclopedia. 1987. p. 445.