Balta Lată Natural Reserve
Protected area / Natural attraction
The Balta Lata natural reserve is designated as a protected area of national interest according to Law no. 5/2000, and has an area of 28 ha.
It is located on the administrative territory of Desa and is bounded by the DE 1340 to north, DE 1339 road and a meadow to east, DE 1315 road and a Canadian poplar forest to south and DE 1335 road and some unproductive sandy land to west.
It is a permanent pond that does not totally dry up not even during the hottest summers.
It is a protected area of national interest corresponding to the IV th category of the IUCN natural reservation of the aquatic type situated in Dolj County, on the administrative territory of Ciupercenii Noi commune.
It is a protected area overlaid on the Natura 2000 Ciuperceni-Desa site and it is a natural area of water scenery and the surrounding area with meadows, sand dunes, floodplain meadows with flora and fauna characteristic of the Danube Plain.