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The Demoiselle, Nature’s Fresh-Water Wonder

The Demoiselle, Nature’s Fresh-Water Wonder Introduction My first sighting of a Demoiselle (from the Dragonfly family), was in North Devon whilst walking up a woodland stream.  Female Demoiselles are brown in colour and not as easy to spot. In contrast, the males are an incredible metallic blue, green and black in color.  Unlike Dragonflies and Damselflies, […]

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Callitriche-For Oxygenating and Attracting Newts

Callitriche – For Oxygenating and Attracting Newts Callitriche is a submerged aquatic but also terrestrial plant that grows underwater to a water depth of 60cm.  It adapts to growing in shallow and moist margins, where it favours clay and silt. There are many wild species that are very similar in appearance; they can grow in full […]

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Wildlife Ponds

Wildlife Ponds Everywhere in nature where you find fresh water, you will also find a diverse Eco-system of wildlife. Lakes, Ponds, Streams, Rivers, Canals, Fens, Marshes, Dew Ponds and Mountain Tarns are home to thousands of animal and plant species such as, Birds, Amphibians, Reptiles, Mammals, Fish, and Invertebrates.   All these intriguing little creatures are […]

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Native Aquatic Plants of Britain

Native Aquatic Plants of Britain One of the things we have plenty of and contribute to our rich green isles, is rainfall.  Plenty of rainfall means plenty of wet habitats for our wildlife forming lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, bogs, marshes and woodland swamps.  Wherever you find fresh water, you will also find plants.  This aquatic […]

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