The castle forest is with an area of approximately 20,000
ha one of the largest uncut forest areas
Hessen. For the first time the Burgwald is in the contract
Mentioned by Langsdorf in 1263 as "Burchholz". With
the Christenberg nature reserve began in 1978
the implementation of a biotope network system, with
which the Burgwald in its ecological
Function is to be secured. Here
especially those in the core zones
lying rare moor biotopes connected with each other
and in a near-natural state over the long term
receive. Rare and endangered animals and plants
find a living space in the Burgwald.
February 6, 2021
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