Help us to create freshwater habitats for wildlife

Freshwater is our passion. We’ve spent more than 30 years creating, managing and protecting high quality habitats for wildlife and we are committed to making our information and evidence-based advice accessible to everyone.

So, whether you’re digging a small garden pond or planning a major rewilding project, you’ve come to the right place.

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Garden Pond Advice Hub

Follow our step-by-step guide to create a garden pond for wildlife.

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Pond Creation Hub

Use our free toolkit to create high quality countryside ponds.

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Pond Management Hub

Learn how to look after your pond and maintain high quality habitats for freshwater wildlife.

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Survey Methods Hub

Access resources to carry out your own surveys – or get involved with ours.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to questions about your pond.

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The Pond Book

Get the most comprehensive guide available for the creation and management of wildlife ponds.

Buy The Pond Book