REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Bolu - Akdogan Nature Reserve

Location: The nature reserve is near the village of Yeniguney, in the central district of Bolu in the Western Black Sea region.

Transportation: Yeniguney village lies 2.5km off the E5 Ankara-Istanbul highway.

Highlights: This is the only place in the world, where the endangered Midwife pine tree grows and spreads naturally. In addition to this rare species, others include the larch and oak trees. The forest is also home to pigs, foxes, weasels, rabbits, squirrels, hedgehogs, partridges, stock-doves, turtle doves, cuckoos, owls, bee-eaters, woodpeckers and goldfinches.