Mihkli Nature Reserve

Mihkli Nature Reserve is a nature reserve situated in Mihkli village in south-western Estonia, in Pärnu County.

Mihkli Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Mihkli Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Mihkli Nature Reserve
LocationEstonia
Nearest cityLihula
Coordinates58°37′25″N 24°07′15″E / 58.62361°N 24.12083°E / 58.62361; 24.12083Coordinates: 58°37′25″N 24°07′15″E / 58.62361°N 24.12083°E / 58.62361; 24.12083
Area89 ha (220 acres)
Established1957

Mihkli Nature Reserve has been created to protect one of Estonia's most important oak forests. The oak forest, around 250 years old, has many oaks of unusually large size. In addition, birch and European crab apple also grow in the forest.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Protected Natural Objects of Pärnu County (PDF). Estonian Environmental Board. 2012. p. 18. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-02-21.