Farmland Ponds – wildlife havens in the landscape

On the 12th January 2021, NPP committee members Helen Greaves and Carl Sayer from UCL, joined forces with the Suffolk Ponds Group to provide a webinar to look at the lowland farm pond and its value for wildlife. The webinar can be watched here. Hosted by the Suffolk Ponds Group, with support from Natural England … More Farmland Ponds – wildlife havens in the landscape

Pond soundscapes

We understand that pond restoration has a dramatic effect on the species richness and biodiversity of farmland ponds and that our research has shown this to be true for aquatic plants, amphibians, fish and insects. However, perhaps it may be possible to measure these changes in diversity by simply listening to the sounds of a … More Pond soundscapes

Dr Polly is peddling to support the BIG 50!

Whilst the UCL Pond Restoration Research Group and NPP volunteers are working on Pond 10 of the #BIG50 project today, we will be being supported by one intrepid adventurer who is raising money for our project and raising awareness of the huge number of ponds in the Norfolk countryside. Below, Dr Polly Ashford, explains why … More Dr Polly is peddling to support the BIG 50!