Vahenurme Nature Reserve

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Vahenurme Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Vahenurme Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Vahenurme Nature Reserve
Location Estonia
Nearest city Pärnu
Coordinates 58°38′38″N 24°23′28″E / 58.64389°N 24.39111°E / 58.64389; 24.39111Coordinates: 58°38′38″N 24°23′28″E / 58.64389°N 24.39111°E / 58.64389; 24.39111
Established 2006

Vahenurme Nature Reserve is a nature reserve situated in western Estonia, in Pärnu County.

The nature reserve has been established to protect the biologically diverse wooden meadows and forests of the area. It comprises an area of former agricultural land that has turned or is turning into forest. 239 species of vascular plants have been counted in Vahenurme Nature Reserve. Of these, 12 are protected.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Protected Natural Objects of Pärnu County" (PDF). Estonian Environmental Board. 2012. Retrieved 25 June 2014.