Restoration success

On the left, the pond before digging; on the right, the pond two years later.

Prior to restoration in 2014, Beckett’s Farm pond was so heavily overgrown it was hard to even get inside to survey.

Once inside, only a few dark inches of water remained. The willow was removed to reduce the amount of water lost through evapotraspiration and two years on the pond was buzzing with dragonflies and damselflies.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.