Endla

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Endla

  • Country: 
    Estonia
  • Site number: 
    907
  • Area: 
    10,110 ha
  • Designation date: 
    05-06-1997
  • Coordinates: 
    58°52'N 26°09'E
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Overview

Endla. 17/06/97; Jõgeva, Järva, Lääne-Viru Counties; 10,110 ha; 58°52'N 026°09'E. Nature Reserve, Natura 2000 (SPA and SCI), IBA. A freshwater ecosystem of peat bogs, swamp forests, freshwater lakes, and rivers. Vegetation includes dwarf pine shrub, reedbeds, and threatened orchid species. Numerous species of vulnerable or endangered waterbirds use the area for breeding. Human activities include agriculture and sport fishing, and the site is an important area for water supply, conservation education, and scientific research. Educational facilities include a visitors centre, nature trails and watching towers. (The site has been extended in 2012 from originally 8,050 ha.) Ramsar Site no. 907. Most recent RIS information: 2012.

Administrative region: 
Jögeva,Järva,Lääne-Viru Counties

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2012

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