Beech Forests (Bosnia)

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Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (Bosnia) is part of the Tentative list of Bosnia Herzegovina in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. It is a proposed extension of Primeval Beech Forests WHS.

The Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of Europe represents relatively undisturbed beech forests across a variety of biogeographical areas in Europe. The Bosnian part of this extension is the primeval forest Janj (295 ha) in Šipovo, Republic of Srpska. It consists mostly of beech, fir, elm and spruce trees. The reserve’s fauna includes squirrel, lynx, western capercaillie, hazel grouse, northern goshawk, falcon, brown bear, common wood pigeon, edible dormouse, wolf, fox, European pine marten, and wild boar.

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Full Name
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (Bosnia)
Country
Bosnia Herzegovina
Added
2019
Nominated for
2021
Extension of
Primeval Beech Forests WHS
Type
Natural
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2019 Added to Tentative List

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Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe - extension (Bosnia): Strict Nature Reserve - Primeval forest "Janj" (T)

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