A UK Charity Is Bringing Ghost Ponds Back to Life

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  • The Norfolk Wildlife Trust is excavating the ice-age era ponds on two rural sites in the UK with the goal of restoring the original seed banks buried with the ponds when they were filled in for agriculture.
  • So far the Norfolk Ponds Project has restored 250 lost ponds.
  • “A challenge today in our modern landscape is to ensure the survival and good quality of remaining ponds, and to restore lost ponds, also termed ‘Ghost Ponds’ in Norfolk,” the trust said.

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