Blog

4th December 2014

Was that thunder just then, or a passing lorry?

Cat Stokowska reminisces on a summer with the Freshwater Habitats Trust The most vividly memorable day of my first plunge into the all-consuming existence that is ‘The Field Season’ involved a darkly grumbling August storm front worthy of the Discovery Channel. Being in a precarious position when the first distant lightning flash confirmed my suspicions […]

30th January 2014

Raising Pond Lovers

    Raising pond lovers By Becca Williamson, FHT’s Northern Project Officer There have been (many) days when I felt it was too wet/windy/cold/tiresome to go dabbling in that pool or this tussock.  But on the whole I am motivated to turn over that rock, or sit quietly to watch the tiny creatures making big […]

7th January 2014

Garden Pond Blog

Our director, Jeremy Biggs has been keeping a blog about his pond which you can view/comment on here.

12th September 2013

So long Pond Conservation, hello FHT!

Today is an exciting time for us as we relaunch as Freshwater Habitats Trust and kick off the proceedings with a boat trip up the Thames…. Our heartfelt thanks go to all our sponsors for our relaunch:  Thames Water, Waitrose, Hansons and The Co-operative Group. Thames Water has collaborated with the Freshwater Habitats Trust (then […]

11th September 2013

Toad rescue

British journalist and author, Celia Haddon talks about her toad rescuing exploits Dusk falls. The deer move out of the bushes to graze in the field across the way, the rabbits come out to play, and Caspar the village Bengal cat goes hunting up the road verges. Only the local buses and cars disturb the […]

Julia’s pond

Artist, and Freshwater Habitats Trust’s favourite froggy photographer – Julia Page, speaks about her pond, and the joy it has brought. Moving house is always traumatic and sometimes heartbreaking. That’s how it was for us back in September of the year 2000 when we had to leave behind our garden pond and its fifty plus […]