Details of phase two for a million healthy ponds to be created in the UK are being announced to combat decades of neglect. Spearheaded by Pond Conservation, Phase 1 of Million Ponds constructed more than 1000 ponds for many of the most endangered freshwater species in Britain.
The Million Ponds Project was launched in order to develop a new approach to protecting life and increasing biodiversity in freshwater focusing on quickly re-installing clean water to the landscape.
For more information and to get involved, go to www.pondconservation.org.uk
See BBC report (which includes leeches) here - what about more in Stroud area? To put in a pond was one of the first things I did when I moved to Ruscombe and I still love to watch the wildlife there....