Forest reserves Pro Natura

Since Roman times humans have been pushing back the forest in Switzerland and changing it. As a result there are only a few small areas of virgin forest left. But since local conditions differ so much, Swiss forests vary greatly and over hundred different forest types have been distinguished. The forest is also spreading and today covers 33 % or 13,100 km² of the country. Thanks to the forest’s

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Forest reserves

Tags: Landscape and Space, Landscapes, Protected areas, Nature conservation, Forest
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Time: 2015

Map objects: Acheberg, Judenhalde, Reben, Alp Ergeten, Alp Untersteinberg und Breitlauenen, Alte Reuss, Althau, Amburnex, Antagne, Aue Neckertal, Auen an der Glatt, Aux Combes, Balmoos, Bedrina, Bibersee Marthalen, Bois de Chênes – Echilly, Buechen, Bärtobel Hörnli, Champ Pittet, Chly Rhy, Chrummhalde, Clairbié, Combe-Grède, Crêt des Chêvres, Derborence, Durchschlagen, Ebersolhalde, En Vuarrens, Entre les deux Terreaux, Etangs de Bonfol, Foort, Forrenmoos, Forêt Motot, Gigerrain, Giritz, Gitzitobel, Grien, Gypsgrube, Hagleren, Hinterrebe, Horngraben, Hudelmoos, Huebermoos, Immenberg, Irchel, Isenhammer, La Cornée Maison-Blanche, La Mouille de la Vraconnaz, Laadel, Le Grand Marais, Les Grangettes, Les Loges, Les Monod, Les Mosses de Sâles, Les Mosses de la Rogivue, Les Nicolets, Les Ouges, Les Rapilles, Les Sagnes du Sentier, Letzi, Marais de Mategnin, Marais des Pontins, Marais du Paudex, Massif des Diablerets, Mont du Rosel-Les Follatères, Nätteberg, Hessenberg, Ruge, Oberberghalde, Pertuis-du-Sault, Pfynwald, Pierreuse, Pré Rodet, Prés de Villette, Rachlis, Rigoles de Vionnaz, Rossfallen, Rütihard, Sagnes des Aubert, Sauquenil-La Preise, Schihalden, Chessler, Sparberg, Stächeleggmoos, Säliwald, Tévenon, Vallon de Nant, Vanil Noir