Dragonflies are suffering through losses of their wetland habitats. You can help stem this loss by creating your own dragonfly habitat and one of the easiast and best ways is to dig a garden pond. The British Dragonfly Society has recently revised its booklet "Dig a Pond for Dragonflies". The booklet was written to assist people in preparing a suitable habitat for Dragonflies and Damselflies. You should note that this is biased towards the United Kingdom but with adaptation should be useful elsewhere. It is being published here to make it available to enthusiasts worldwide. Dig a Pond For Dragonflies is a .pdf document (3 Mbyte). If you do not have a .pdf reader, it may be downloaded from here.
The British Dragonfly Society booklet "Managing Habitats for Dragonflies" was written in to assist people in managing various types of habitat for Dragonflies and Damselflies and is currently being revised. You should note that this is biased towards the United Kingdom. The text of the original Managing Habitats for Dragonflies booket is published here to make it available to enthusiasts worldwide.