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Landscape Advice Note: Conservation of Aquatic Habitats

Front cover for Landscape Advice Note: Conservation of Aquatic Habitats

By David Wells

The range and variety of these features is enormous and includes springs, streams, rivers, mill ponds, fish ponds, ponds for stock watering, village ponds (duck ponds), retting ponds and ponds for softening willow rods, hammer ponds, dew ponds, marl pits, ditches, leats, moats, peat cuttings, reservoirs (for water supply or irrigation), ornamental ponds and lakes.

This Landscape Advice Note provides recommendations on the management of aquatic habitats which occur on historic properties and in historic landscapes. It emphasises the importance of such features for wildlife, discusses their management requirements and indicates further sources of information and advice.

Additional Information

  • Series: Guidance
  • Publication Status: Completed
  • Product Code: 51919

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