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29th August 2017

New Forest Water Blitz – Results 2016

Results show New Forest is a clean water gem Within the New Forest Catchment the Freshwater Habitats Trust, with the support of the New Forest Catchment Partnership, held a Forest wide water blitz as part of the Clean Water for Wildlife survey. Over the course of three months, 12th March to 12th June 2016, volunteers […]

22nd August 2017

Our finest ponds need people

Volunteers from a local company helped Freshwater Habitat Trust and Froglife look after Orton Pits Flagship Pond site, highlighting the value of connecting people with wildlife Wildlife charity Freshwater Habitats Trust welcomed the help of employees from BGL Group, who volunteered their time to monitor water quality and build new homes for wildlife at one […]

21st August 2017

Oxfordshire rarity gets a new home

Greater Water-parsnip is being planted at a special pond site to keep it growing in Oxfordshire The two meter tall plant is found in just two places in the county, leaving it very vulnerable and at risk of disappearing.  Freshwater Habitats Trust has carefully created ideal conditions on Pinkhill Meadow Flagship Pond site.  On Thursday […]

16th August 2017

Working Together for Water & Wildlife; Wildlife Forum

Join us to celebrate the outstanding freshwater plants and animals of the New Forest. This event will showcase the amazing work the New Forest Catchment Partnership has been doing to protect the freshwater wildlife of the New Forest Catchment. It will focus on updates and result dissemination from the many volunteer and citizen science projects […]

15th August 2017

Flagship Event! Wetland Plant Walk

Wetland Plant Walk – Cock Marsh (Cookham) Saturday 9th September, 10:30-12:00 Join us for a guided walk around the Cock Marsh Ponds and discover more about the wetland plants that make this site so special. Cock Marsh is one of 70 selected flagship sites. Flagship Sites are the best of the best ponds and pond […]

27th June 2017

New Forest Water Wildlife Month

Explore some of the best freshwater habitats in the UK The New Forest is an iconic landscape – the heather, the great oaks and the ponies – but did you know that it’s a stand out place for freshwater plants and animals too? Freshwater Habitats Trust is running a packed calendar of events so that you […]

13th March 2017

Workshop: freshwater biodiversity & catchment management

Free – Freshwater biodiversity & catchment management workshop in Birmingham MONDAY 3 JULY 10am-3pm  LOCATION – Birmingham – Aston University Student Union, Aston Triangle, Birmingham, B4 7ES LUNCH – will be provided Are you keen to know which freshwater plants and animals live in your catchment and how you might be able to help them […]