Froglife organise a wide range of events throughout the year to suit people of all ages, abilities and levels of experience. Here you will find a list of our planned events and activities along with all the information you should need. If you have any further questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us – the details for the person organising the event are given below.
This is a 2 day course 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 Natural England to survey for Great Crested Newts.
Broad course overview:
- Identification, distribution and ecology of Great Crested Newts
- Legal protection and licencing requirements
- Disease control during survey
- Survey techniques
- Submitting your survey data
- Practical session