Richard Waddingham, the farmer and landowner who inspired the UCL Pond Restoration Research that provides the scientific basis for our Norfolk Ponds Project, has been honoured in the Daily Telegraph obituaries today. More information about Richard can be found on and his work is being continued by Richard’s nephew John Waddingham.

Richard receiving his award from the WWT
Richard talking ponds with UCL researcher and NPP Secretary Helen Greaves.
Richard listening to the underwater sounds from his ponds with Tom.