Voivodeship: Małopolskie (Lesser Poland)
Nowy Targ Poviat (county/district)
- the city of Nowy Targ (includes the “Bór na Czerwonem” nature reserve itself) and other municipalities with the Orawsko-Nowotarskie Peatlands on their territory, namely:
- the rural commune of Nowy Targ
- Czarny Dunajec
- Szaflary (directly adjacent)
The "Bór na Czerwonem" nature reserve is part of the Natura 2000 site "Torfowiska Orawsko-Nowotarskie (code: PLC120003). It is a Ramsar area and the only reserve within the complex of Orawsko-Nowotarskie Peatlands. The conservation status of the key Natura 2000 habitats listed in the Annex to the EU Habitats Directive – namely: *7110 (active raised bogs with peat-forming vegetation), 7140 (transition mires and quaking bogs), 7150 (depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion), and *91D0 (bog woodlands) is assessed as U1 (unfavourable) with a general tendency to deteriorate.
Indirectly, the Project contributes to the protection of the remaining wetlands in the Natura 2000 site Orawsko-Nowotarskie Peatlands, as well as other valuable wetland ecosystems in Poland.