The Pond Guidebook

SKU: NRAES-178
Price: $25.00

This guidebook contains scores of management tips and insights for pond owners and those considering constructing a one. Based on research, experiences of pond owners, and hundreds of site visits, this book is written in non-technical language.

The Pond Guidebook is written for ponds of 1/8 acre or larger in the Northeast, the Great Lakes, and Mid-Atlantic United States. The authors explain the causes of many common pond problems and review the advantages and drawbacks of various treatments. The book suggests practices that minimize negative impacts on the environment, promote healthy ecosystems, encourage responsible use of chemicals, and enhance biological diversity.

Key topics 
  • Water Chemistry
  • Pond Construction
  • Pond Safety
  • Aquatic Weed Management
  • Fish Selection and Stocking
  • Nuisance Wildlife
  • Annual Pond Maintenance
75 pp, 8 1/2 x 11, illus, softcover, 2007
ISBN 978-1-933395-13-5
 
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