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IUCN Category IV - Habitat / Species Management Area



location North Rhine-Westphalia , Germany
surface 1.6 ha
WDPA ID 555638605 164534, 555638605
Geographical location 51 ° 46 '  N , 8 ° 12'  E Coordinates: 51 ° 46 '20 "  N , 8 ° 11' 44"  E
Märzenbecherwald (North Rhine-Westphalia)
Setup date 1995

The Märzenbecherwald nature reserve is one of the smallest nature reserves in the Warendorf district in North Rhine-Westphalia . It bears its name after the spring knot flowers that are often found there , which are also called Märzenbecher .

The approximately 1.6 hectare area, which was placed under nature protection in 1995 , extends east of Sünninghausen , a district of Oelde . The Forthbach flows not far south of the area.

The protection takes place

  • to maintain a conical fracture forest and wet grassland with lime flat moors and the outlets of sources and residents on this site animal and plant communities , of which plant species are particularly vulnerable
  • for scientific and cultural reasons
  • because of the rarity, peculiarity and the outstanding beauty of the area
  • for the restoration, development, maintenance and promotion of the quarry forest, the damp grassland with the bogs and springs and their communities

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