Wasing Wood Ponds

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Wasing Wood Ponds is a site of Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). the ponds are in Wasing Wood on the edge of Wasing in Berkshire.[1] The ponds are special for their range of Odonata.[2]

Geography[edit]

Wasing Wood Ponds covers an area of 13.5 hectares.[3] The site is a group of ponds, wet ditches and marshy areas partly in the Woods and partly on open ground formerly excavated for gravel.[2]

History[edit]

The wood was classed in 1984 as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.[3]


Fauna[edit]

The site has the following animals[2][4]

Invertebrates[edit]


Flora[edit]

The site has the following Flora:[4]

Trees[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Magic Map Application
  2. ^ a b c "SITE NAME: WASING WOOD PONDS" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-03-15.
  3. ^ a b "Wasing Wood Ponds SSSI". Natural England. Retrieved 2017-03-15.
  4. ^ a b "Condition of SSSI Units for Site Wasing Wood Ponds SSSI". Natural England. Retrieved 2017-03-15.