This year Froglife are hosting a toad summit on the 19th June in Peterborough, and would like to invite you to be a part of our ongoing research into toad conservation. A host of key partners and supporters have been invited to attend, and a programme of talks will take place looking into what is currently happening in toad conservation and what Froglife would like to achieve going forward.
|Timings||Speaker||Title of talk/ session|
|10.00||The Mayor of Peterborough||Introduction to the day’s programme|
|10:05||Laurence Jarvis||Post metamorphic dispersal in common toads – is road mortality a problem?|
|10.30||Benedikt Schmidt||Decline in common toad populations in Switzerland – a 30 year study|
|11.20||Silviu Petrovan||Using evidence-based conservation to change the fate of common toads|
|11.45||Sheila Gundry||Discussion & next steps|
|13.20||Jules Howard||Toads: A personal perspective|
|13.45||Tariq Stark||The impact of toad fly (Lucilia bufonivora) on common toad populations|
|14.10||Cllr Jane Smith||Village toads|
|14.50||Iain Perkins||Salisbury Plain: The temporary ponds|
|15.15||Sheila Gundry||Discussion & next nteps|
|15.50||Chris Monk & John Heaser||Toad patrollers Q&A session|
|16.35||Kathy Wormald||Conclusion & next steps|
If you would like to attend the summit, you can register from the button above or via this link:
For detailed information on how to get to the venue, please see Froglife Toad Summit Directions.