Course: Great Crested Newt Survey: Working Towards a Licence

Froglife Ecological Services

Falkirk, Scotland
Various dates

fles.org.uk laurence.jarvis@froglife.org 01733 602102 Laurence Jarvis

Cost: £90

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife


Great Crested Newt Survey: Working Towards a Licence

This course is aimed at those who are just starting out with GCN surveys, or may have completed one season of surveys, and would like to broaden their training in order to work towards their Great Crested Newt Class 1 survey licence. Following successful completion of the course you can gain a reference from Froglife's Ecologist which can be used in support of an application to Scottish Natural Heritage to survey for Great Crested Newts. 

Broad course overview:

  • Identification, distribution and ecology of Great Crested Newts
  • Legal protection and licensing requirements
  • Disease control during survey
  • Survey techniques
  • Submitting your survey data
  • Practical session

Level: Beginner / Intermediate

Dates:
10th - 11th April 2018
1st - 2nd May 2019
9th - 10th May 2019
22nd - 23rd May 2019


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