Survey methods

Our current surveys.


PondNet – A two year trial to establish a volunteer network to help monitor a fixed network of ponds across England. Here you can find out more about this project, about the survey methods involved, download survey sheets and enter data.

NPS and PSYM – Get survey method sheets and information to help monitor ponds. Here you can chose from (i) quick pond survey, (ii) PSYM survey – to assess pond quality, or (iii) National Pond Survey: a full pond assessment. These are the survey methods used to identify Priority Ponds.

NPMN – Find out about the National Pond Monitoring Network and send us your pond data using the entry sheets.