River Nene

2015 Sites

2015 was a busy year of practical conservation for Froglife’s River Nene Dragon Finder project.

 

Sywell Country Park

Start Date: January 2015

Activities: Creation of 10 new ponds.

Volunteer Opportunities: Pond maintenance / Amphibian surveys / Reptile surveys

 

Boardwalks Local Nature Reserve

Start Date: February 2015

Activities: Removal of large willow trees around the pond. Creation of hibernaculas. Restoration of around 7 ponds. creation of three lined ponds.

Volunteer Opportunities: Pond maintenance / Amphibian surveys / Reptile surveys

 

Barnwell Country Park

Start Date: March 2015

Activities: Restoration of two ponds. Removal of large willows.

Volunteer Opportunities: Pond maintenance / Amphibian surveys / Reptile surveys

 

Great Fen Project

Start Date: April 2015

Activities: Creation of three new ponds.

Volunteer Opportunities: Pond maintenance / Amphibian surveys

 

Irchester Country Park

Start Date: May 2015

Activities: Creation of three new ponds.

Volunteer Opportunities: Pond maintenance / Amphibian surveys / Reptile surveys / Pond lining

 

Stanground Woods

Start Date: June 2015

Activities: Creation of a new pond.

Volunteer Opportunities: Pond maintenance / Amphibian surveys / Reptile surveys

 

Castor Hanglands

Start Date: September 2015

Activities: Restoration of six ponds. Scrub removal.

Volunteer Opportunities: Pond maintenance / Amphibian surveys

 

Finedon Pocket Park

Start Date: October 2015

Activities: Restoration of a pond. Removal of encroaching scrub.

Volunteer Opportunities: Pond maintenance

 

Orton Longueville

Start Date: November 2015

Activities: Restoration of a pond.

Volunteer Opportunities: Pond maintenance / Amphibian surveys / Reptile surveys

 

 

For more information on how to get involved please contact us.