The Aukštumala cognitive walkway whose length is 1740 m has been set up in Aukštumala thelmological preserve. The preserve was designed to show the beauty of the nature and conserve the marshy ecosystem distinguished for lake lets complexes, rare and vanishing flora and fauna.
The walkway that meanders (over the former bolder pavement) consists of 11 one side stations equipped with information stands. In the Aukštumala marshes very important habitats of the very unique plants which are close to extension as they are written the Red book. There are a lot of insects, small amphibians and reptiles also nesting birds have been observed there. The Aukštumala marshes are poorly visited by people that are why it is such important sanctuary for a whole variety of animals.
CA Weber & Augstumal
The world’s first scientific monograph was written about the raised bog of Aukstumala (CA Weber 1902 : Über die Vegetation und des Enstehnung des Hochmoors von Augstumal im Memeldelta mit auf vergleichenden Ausblicke auf andere Hochmoore der Erde).
In 2002 in english: C.A. Weber and the Raised Bog of Augstumal.