Anton Lakes Local Nature Reserve

Anton LakesAnton Lakes Grid ref:SU356466 is one of two reserve we work on in the Andover area.

The Lakes were formed as part of a gravel extraction works after WWII and is fed by The River Anton. The reserve also has the remanents of old watercress beds which can be seen.

The habitats include a wooded area, wetland meadows,watercress beds and chalk meadows.

These habitats play host to many dragonflies and damselflies, Southern Marsh Orchids,King fishers,water voles and butterflies like the Common Blue

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