Pond Conservation Million Ponds Project

Beginning in 2008, the Million Ponds Project is a scheme to create a large network of clean water ponds throughout the United Kingdom. Helping endangered freshwater animals and plants.

Created by Andy Hobson (Alumni) on Monday, 3rd of June, 2013.
Updated on Monday, 24th of October, 2016.


Million Pond Project UK

Unfortunately over the past century ponds have begun to disappear in the UK and this has led to habitat loss for many species of wildlife too. This project hopes to reverse the current situation.

It is a collaboration of partners, that includes landowners and land managers, led by Pond Conservation. Aiming to expand to Northern Ireland and Scotland by 2015.

Open to All

Anyone can join in, you just build a pond yourself and register it on their website, they have even set up a pond creation toolkit which is completely free to download.

The toolkit will give you all the information you need on pond design, location and implementation. There are also habitat factsheets that will give you information on different types of environments like woodland or grassland and a species dossier showing you how to create ponds specifically for over 40 pond associated species.

Donate to the Cause

You can also make a donation, the funds raised will be used to match fund practical pond creation projects.

Find Out More or Get Started Now

To find out more simply visit the Pond Conservation's Million Pond Project page for more details. Or if you are too excited to wait and just want to get started on building your pond now then you can visit our pond products page for all your needs, we have plenty of pond construction and maintenance products available.

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