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Welcome to earthponds

A resource for pond builders, pond lovers, and home owners.

Why earthponds?

Experience and Knowledge

Tim Matson is an award winning author about ponds, pond design, and pond building.  If you are into pond building, planning to build a pond, or repairing an existing pond, you have come to the right place.  Tim consults with scores of property owners each year, providing advice and counsel at reasonable rates. Photo  by Joe Mehling.

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Monthly Pondology Essays

Each month, Tim writes an original essay about pond maintenance; the latest trends in design; ecological concerns; and wetlands regulations.  NEWS FROM THE WATERFRONT can be delivered directly to you via email.  Use the contact form to sign up for the pondology, or contact Tim about your pond project. 

NOVEMBER 2018:  The love of beaver hats and pelts almost destroyed the American beaver population a century and more ago. But wildlife preservation brought the beaver back, with much irony pond owners can appreciate. Beaver ponds inspire all manner of man-made ponds, but beavers can wreak havoc with ponds when they mess with dams. To read about how pond owners can get along with troublesome beavers without resorting to lethal means:  CLICK HERE TO READ THIS MONTH'S ESSAY

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