The Adder is Britain's only venomous snake.Read more.
The most obvious thing people think about in relation to pond plants is usually the flowers - stately bullrushes orRead more.
Invertebrates in Herefordshire ponds
Apart from dragonflies, in general Herefordshire’s ponds have been poorly studied for invertebrates.Read more.
Dragonflies & Damselflies
Herefordshire supports 25 of the 40 or so species of dragonfly recorded in the UK. There are 5 species whichRead more.
Ponds support an incredible diversity of animal life. Some, like the microscopic protozoa and tiny water fleas, freshwater shrimps, fishRead more.
Ponds in Herefordshire
Ponds within the County of Herefordshire are many and varied. This article by Will Watson explores their origins, formation andRead more.
Pond creation & management
This guide outlines the methods by which local amphibian populations can be increased by creating new ponds and modifying andRead more.
Habitat management for reptiles
Good reptile habitat consists of a varied vegetation structure and south or south-easterly aspect. Preferred sites include hillsides, banks, slopesRead more.