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Ali's Pond
LNR Type: Urban Fringe
County: Berkshire
Natural England
Regional Team:
South East
Year of Declaration: 2001
Declaring Authority: Sonning Parish Council
Area (Ha): Click here to open the site map (new window). Once displayed, click on the site to see area and other details.
Grid Reference: SU 757 752
Location: Sonning Lane, Sonning. RG4 6ST
Owned by: Sonning Parish Council
Managed by: Friends of Aliís Pond.
Link to site map: Click here to open the site map from the MAGIC web site.
How to get there: Arriving by car, park in Pound Lane, Sonning, near the primary school, and walk westwards across the playing fields to a small meadow with hedges on 3 sides and a pond.
Visitor facilities:
What to see: Located in an area surrounded by large private gardens and deserts of recreation fields, this wildlife oasis and 18 species of dragonfly and over 40 species of aquatic/wetland plants have been recorded at the site since itís establishment in 1997. Local BAP species which have colonized the site include Great-crested Newt, Harvest Mouse, Stag Beetle, Song Thrush, Pipistrelle Bat and Ragged Robin.
Volunteer and 'Friends of' groups: Friends of Aliís Pond (FAP) Group
Anyone can join this group, of which membership is free, by e-mailing Alastair Driver:
Contacts for further information and how to get involved: Sonning Parish Council
Contact using the online enquiry form
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Last updated 04/06/2015
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