Aske nature reserve
The Aske nature reserve with an area of 41.50 ha is located in the area of the independent city of Hagen in North Rhine-Westphalia . The nature reserve (NSG) was designated in 1994 with the landscape plan of the city of Hagen by the city council of Hagen. It is in the Haspe district . It consists of two sub-areas. The NSG goes to the city limits. In the Ennepe-Ruhr district and in the cities of Gevelsberg and Ennepetal , the Gevelsberger Stadtwald nature reserve is directly adjacent . Both NSG's belong to the Gevelsberger Stadtwald FFH area . The Im Lonscheid landscape protection area borders in the east .
The NSG includes large-scale beech forests with notched valleys and near-natural streams with creek-accompanying alder and ash forests. There are also former oak-birch coppice forests. Forest areas with sycamore maple, white pine, spruce and larch also occur. In addition to the forest, there are areas with fruit pastures and, in wider valleys, pastures and fallow wet pastures.
The NSG was designated as a nature reserve for the preservation and restoration of communities or habitats of certain wild plant and wild animal species as well as for the preservation and development of nationally significant biotopes of rare and endangered as well as typical wild plant and animal species of European importance .
- City of Hagen: Landscape plan of the city of Hagen. Hagen 1994
- "Aske" nature reserve in the specialist information system of the State Office for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection in North Rhine-Westphalia
- "Aske" nature reserve (HA-024) in the specialist information system of the State Office for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection in North Rhine-Westphalia , accessed on April 18, 2018.