Cheremske Bog

Cheremske Bog
Cheremske Bog and Lake Cheremske
Lake Cheremske
Cheremske Bog with Osprey nest
Swampy forest

Cheremske Bog

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  • Area: 
    2,975.7 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    51°31'N 25°32'E
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Located between the Prypiat, Styr and Stokhid rivers, this wetland complex includes mesotrophic mires, swampy forests and two glacial karst lakes. The Site supports a large number of rare plant and animal species listed in the national red list of Ukraine, and is particularly important for some species as it is located on the southern limit of their distribution. Sphagnum-sedge vegetation, areas of sedge-reed associations, sparse pine and common birch forests prevail on the mires. Occupying nearly one-third of the mire, the nationally red-listed Scheuchzeria palustris predominates among marsh vegetation. 11 rare vegetation communities can be found on the Site. Cheremske Bog plays an important role in maintaining the hydrological regime of the northern and central Western (Polesie) region as well as in groundwater recharge and flood control. The absence of human activities has left the mire in a near-natural state, and it serves as a model for studies of wetlands and their geological, geomorphological and succession processes.

Administrative region: 
Volynska oblast

  • National legal designation: 
    • Nature Reserve - Cheremskyi Nature Reserve
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