Creating clean water ponds for freshwater wildlife

Event posted by Coline Laurent
Thursday, 7 December 2023 - 16:00 to 17:30 (Europe/Brussels) (Europe/Brussels)

This webinar is organised by EU-funded PONDERFUL project which investigates how ponds can be used as nature-based solutions (NBS) for climate change adaptation.

Dr. Pascale Nicolet from Freshwater Habitats Trust (UK) will present the key elements of pond creation, covering locating ponds to ensure good water quality, how to assess hydrology and geology and design principles at pond and pondscape levels to maximise conservation benefits. Tips will be given on managing contractors and other practical considerations like permissions and site checks needed for a smooth delivery of pond creation schemes on the ground. Case studies from the United Kingdom will be presented including small schemes but also pond networks and pond complexes.