The protection is intended to serve to preserve valuable wetlands . The biotope is a refuge for rare animal and plant species with its wet and wet meadows , large sedge and reed beds , near-natural forest and ponds . A current joint project of the Naturschutzbund Deutschland , the Minden-Lübbecke district and the city of Porta Westfalica is dedicated to protecting the resident yellow - bellied toads .
- Nature reserve “Rahlbruch” (MI-041) in the specialist information system of the State Office for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection in North Rhine-Westphalia
- Nature reserves and the Eifel National Park in North Rhine-Westphalia - specialist information - area lists - nature reserves as a whole - NSG Rahlbruch. Retrieved June 18, 2019 .
- "We want the best for nature". Retrieved June 18, 2019 .