To exchange information on pond ecology and conservation between researchers, managers and practitioners.
To promote understanding of pond ecology by encouraging the development and coordination of fundamental and applied research.
To raise the profile of ponds and guide national and supra-national policies for their protection.
To promote effective practical pond conservation.
To disseminate information on the importance, attractiveness and conservation of ponds to the people.
joint research programmes
joint management of the knowledge
dissemination and communication activities
5th EPCN conference:
4 to 8 June 2012 in Luxembourg
see the report
also in French, German, Italian, Spanish, and now Serbian!
Pond of the month (June 2013)
The picture presents a temporary pond at Doñana (SW Spain)
Ponds come in all sizes at Doñana (SW Spain): here a permanent water-hole excavated in the dunes locally known as "zacayón".
© 2013 EPCN