PondNet survey options

Picture3There are opportunities for anyone and everyone to get involved in PondNet.

Following extensive trials and feedback from volunteers, we have developed surveys to match different levels of skill and to match the different interests of our volunteers.


NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED – with a little training anyone can get involved in PondNet

If you’re new to biological recording or want to tackle something you’ve never done before, pick one of these surveys which requires no previous experience. We will provide all the information you need online. Click on the links below to find out more about each survey and to download the survey forms and extra information.

 POND HABITAT SURVEY

Pond Habitat survey form

Pond habitat survey manual

 

 

Screen Shot 2015-03-27 at 13.27.54COMMON TOAD AND FROG SURVEY

Toad and Frog survey form

Toad and Frog “How to survey” presentation

Toad and Frog ID presentation

Toad and Frog “How to…” video

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Amphibian ID sheet (2014)

 

Research Library

GREAT CRESTED NEWT eDNA SURVEY

eDNA survey form

eDNA method protocol

eDNA “How to…” video

 

Coral NecklaceRARE PLANT AND ANIMAL SURVEYS

Adder’s-tongue Spearwort survey form

Bearded Stonewort survey form

Brown Galingale survey form

Coral Necklace survey form

Coral Necklace species information sheet

Dwarf Stonewort survey form

Fairy Shrimp survey form

Fairy Shrimp ID presentation

Floating Water-plantain survey form

Grass-poly survey form

Greater Water-parsnip survey form

Greater Water-parsnip species information sheet

Lesser Bearded Stonewort survey form

Lesser Water-plantain survey form

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Marsh Clubmoss survey form

Species Recovery Trust Marsh Clubmoss survey guide

Marsh Stitchwort survey form

Medicinal Leech survey form

Medicinal Leech ID presentation

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One-grooved Diving Beetle survey form

Pennyroyal survey form

Petalwort survey form

Pillwort survey form

Pillwort species information sheet

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Pillwort identification crib sheet

Pond Mud Snail survey form

Pond Mud Snail ID presentation

Pond Mud Snail species information sheet

BugLife’s Pond Mud Snail management sheet

Pondweed Leafhopper survey form

Small Fleabane survey form

Starfruit survey form

Strawberry Stonewort survey form

Tadpole Shrimp survey form

Tadpole Shrimp ID presentation

Tassel Stonewort survey form

Three-lobed Water-crowfoot survey form

Three-lobed Water-crowfoot species information sheet

Three-lobed Water-crowfoot ID presentation

Tubular Water-dropwort survey form

Tubular Water-dropwort species information sheet

Water Violet survey form

Yellow Centaury survey form

 


PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED – in these surveys we are looking for people with some previous experience, but we also offer additional training and support

If you have some previous experience of recording amphibians, plants, invertebrates or adult dragonflies, we are looking for individuals or groups to undertake surveys. We provide information on the standardised methodologies we have been using. Click on the links below to find out more about each survey and to download the survey forms and extra information.

Great-Crested-Newt-300x209 2AMPHIBIAN/GREAT CRESTED NEWT SURVEY

Great Crested Newt survey form

Great Crested Newt “How to” presentation

Great Crested Newt ID presentation

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Amphibian ID sheet (2014)

 

DSC_0012WETLAND PLANT SURVEY

Wetland plants survey form – English species names listed alphabetically

Wetland plants survey form – Latin species names listed alphabetically

Draft Wetland Plant ID Guide

 

11.1INVERTEBRATE FAMILIES SURVEY

Invertebrate families survey form

Invertebrate sampling instructions

Surveying for macroinvertebrates presentation

 

4.8ADULT DRAGONFLY SURVEY

Adult Dragonfly survey form

Dragonfly monitoring scheme survey manual

British Dragonfly Society ID Help Page

 


If you are interested in our PondNet surveys but do not have the confidence to sign up, perhaps you would like to try your hand at completing the Big Pond Dip. For more information, click here