• Dave Harmon, PW editor

Estonia | Alutaguse NP declared; 43,000ha-area protects country’s biggest conifer–wetland complex

TALLINN – Alutaguse National Park, the sixth national park of Estonia spanning more than 43,000 hectares in the country's northeast, formally came into existence on Saturday. 

On Saturday an amendment to the Nature Conservation Act establishing the sixth national park of Estonia, aimed at protecting the swamp, forest and coastal landscapes as well as the traditional culture of Northeast Estonia, stepped into effect, spokespeople for the Estonian Ministry of the Environment said.

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