Freshwater Habitats Trust

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Martin Hughes-Games presents the Radio 4 Appeal on behalf of the charity Freshwater Habitats Trust.
Reg Charity: 05317683
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Thu 26 Sep 2013 15:27

Freshwater Habitats Trust

Freshwater Habitats Trust is a conservation charity using scientific research and practical action to safeguard freshwater habitats and their wildlife in the UK.
 
Freshwaters – our ponds, streams, rivers and lakes and the animals and plants that live in them - are just about the most threatened part of the natural world.  From headwater streams down to the sea and from tiny ponds to great lakes, a shockingly large proportion of our freshwaters is damaged by pollution. 

 

The Freshwater Habitats Trust wants to change this by creating networks of new ponds with the ultimate aim of getting back to the million ponds that once enriched the British landscape 100 years ago.

 


 

Million Ponds Project

Million Ponds Project
Part of a complex of 40 ponds created to support amphibians, breeding waders and nationally scarce invertebrates as part of the Million Ponds Project

Fowl’s Pill

Fowl’s Pill
Fowl’s Pill in Otmoor Oxfordshire is one of southern England’s finest ponds, its quality is largely due to freedom from pollution

Million Ponds Project digger

Million Ponds Project digger
Pond being created in Cheshire for Great Crested Newts as part of the Million Ponds Project

Common Toad

Common Toad
The common toad is now on the list of threatened species in the UK

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