Landscape park of Promno was founded in 1993. Its goal was to protect the postglacial moraine landscape and the rich forests with a variety of different forest floors of shrubs and perennials. Promno is one of the smallest landscape park in Greater Poland. Pine tree dominates in the north and west parts of the park while the southern and eastern part is populated with greenwood: hornbeam, sessile oak, common maple, sycamore, field maple, ash and birch. Underbrush consists of: hazel, hawthorn, elderberry, blackthorn, common dogwood, daphne mezereum, alder buckthorn, snowball tree. Nature reserves have been created from the fragments most interesting environmentally: nature reserve of Drążynek, nature reserve of lake Dębiniec and nature reserve Greenwood in Promno.
PUSZCZA ZIELONKA LANDSCAPE PARK
The goal of this landscape park was to preserve and protect the biggest and the most natural forest complex with an incredible educational, scientific and environmental value. After the 2003 correction of its borders, park has 11439,10 ha, 80% of which are forest lands. Park is divided by the rivers flowing through its borders: Warta, Trojanka and Dzwonkowski Stream. There are also
lakes (Czarne, Pławno, Kościołek, Leśne, Blechowskie, Kamińskie and Miejskie) and environmental spots like Dziewicza Góra (143 m above sea level), hilly ground moraine of a height as much as 90110 m above sea level, Maruszka wilderness, postglacial troughs as well as the Natural Monument Bartek Oak Tree in Owińska with a ground perimeter of 740 cm. These are the important elements of the park’s flora: pine, beech, maple, sycamore, checker tree, bison grass, prairie crocus, willowleaf yellowhead, globeflower, martagon lily, Corydalis cava, Viola mirabilis, Granny’s bonnet, birch, alder, spruce, ash, lime, marsh clubmoss, roundleaved sundew, bog cranberry, greater spearwort and others. The area of the park is inhabited by: deers, does, fallow deers, boars, hares, squirrels, vipers, grass snakes, foxes, wild rabbits, badgers, beech martens, otters, beavers, mooses, crows, cranes, black storks, whitetailed eagles, lesser spotted eagles, ospreys, crayfish, medicinal leeches.