Local PondsWe regularly survey 3 ponds with visiting groups, who are adding to our long term dataset.
is an old large pond in the local woodland, subject to low light levels and lots of leaf litter.
Dickson's Copse Pond
is also an old large pond. However, it is subject to an influx of salt water from the Medina estuary, making it a unique brackish environment.
Dodnor Creek Pond
The Centre pond
- was constructed in 1986, has a butyl rubber liner and over the years has been colonised by a diverse range of aquatic plants and animals. An ongoing record is kept of the plant and animal life as well as abiotic measurements.
For more information see our resource section on Local Ponds