Transferring leaches to my pond? Ick!

Cross Timbers, MO(Zone 6a)

I have a small pond 4'x6'x2' that I've had for about 9 years. I have received pond plants from other people through the years, but I never did think about whether they had leaches or not. When I cleaned little pond last spring, I found several rather large leaches, 3-4 inches long, and some babies. I am building a new, larger pond, 9'x7'x3' . My small pond is overgrown and I'd like to put my excess plants into the larger pond, but I don't want to transfer the leaches and their offspring too. Is there anything to kill them but not harm all the other wildlife? Please help!

Dublin, CA(Zone 9a)

You can make leech traps. Here are some links that you may find helpful, if you google a bit you'll find more.

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