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