Planned complex reserve “Altufyevsky”

It lies on both sides of the Altufyevskoye High Road in Moscow North-Western administrative district. Its area is about 63 ha.

The basis of the reserve makes a small forest area with the Samotyshka, other name is Samotieka, the river of Altufyevo on the northern and eastern edges. Samotieka got its “name” from the gravity (flowing) pound of Altufyevo. It is a right source of the Chermianka River.

Birch and planted pine woods prevail among forest range, grey alder and crack-willow prevail in the bogged up bottomland. The yellow iris and the moor forget-me-not are noted among critically endangered species on bogs along the Samotyshka.

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