Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve

The main assets of the area are the versatility of wet habitats, different bog communities and rivers.



Location

Jõgeva, Tartu, Viljandi counties

Attraction

Different marshes, rivers, meadows, including flooded areas, varied flora and fauna, traditional village landscape

Information

Tel: +372 676 7999

Visit organiser

RMK

Manager of the protected area

Jõgeva-Tartu region, partly also Pärnu-Viljandi region of the Environmental Board

Rules of conduct

Read about the restrictionshere (in estonian)

Additional information

Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve area includes unique old rivers, forest and bog communities, semi-natural communities, including flooded areas. The area is characterised by the habitats of protected species, abundance of old rivers and the structure of the forest communities defined by species and age. Alam-Pedja Nature Reserve was created in 1994. The protected area is unique due to the rivers on the area along with natural bogs, flooded areas and wet forests in between them. The diversity of ecosystems is of major relevance to the area. The reserve was created in 1985 and since 1997 it is one of the wetlands of international importance (Ramisar wetlands) and since 2004 one of the Natura 2000 bird and nature areas.