What Are Lakes & Ponds

A lake is a body of relatively still fresh or salt water of considerable size, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land apart from a river, stream, or other form of moving water that serves to feed or drain the lake. Lakes are inland and not part of the ocean...

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What is the Perfect Pond?

Many people have a mental picture of the ‘perfect pond’ – probably a bulrush-fringed pond on a village green, with a few ducks lazily sculling on the surface. However, many of our most threatened freshwater creatures can’t live in these types of ponds. Tadpole Shrimps...

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