Monthly Archives: January 2020

Marvellous Mud Snails

 

. Crowdy Reservoir ( copyright SWLT)

In this job we are always learning, and a slight change from the normal this week was undertaking some temporary pond creation at Crowdy Reservoir for South West Lakes Trust.  The work was part of Buglife’s Marvellous Mud Snails project.  And yes Mud Snails were new to me as well, though they did bring to mind Desmoulin’s Snail, which was briefly a cause celebre when they held up major works to upgrade the Newbury by-pass back in the 1980s.  Continue reading