Amphibian and Reptile Ecology and Survey Skills

Date(s) - 11 Apr 2015 until 12 Apr 2015
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre


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Great crested newt

Great crested newt

The two-day course covers the ecology and conservation of reptiles and amphibians in the UK, including European Protected great crested newt. The course will also cover species identification and practical survey methods to be deployed. Opportunity to join the tutor Friday evening to set bottle traps.

Dates: Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th April 2014

Venue: Parc Slip Nature Reserve

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Tutor: Peter Hill, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust

Download more information about the Amphibian and Reptile Ecology and Survey Skills training course here.

Course Booking

• Course costs £110 per person
• Limited places available. To avoid disappointment ensure you book early.
• Payment for courses can be made by debit/credit card over the phone or by cheque. Cheques should be made payable to the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.
• Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided – please bring own packed lunch.
• Due to the courses being partly field based – please bring suitable footwear and clothing.
• Please note that there will be no refunds for any cancellations within two weeks of the course; there will be an administrative charge of £5 for all other cancellations. Should WTSWW have to cancel the course the full fee will be refunded. For further course information, please contact Marie Lindley on 01656 724100, email

The WTSWW Ecological Training Courses offer a great opportunity for conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts to increase their field identification skills and learn more about the conservation and ecology of a variety of species and Taxa. Courses are designed to provide a broad knowledge of the topic through practical and theoretical sessions, based at the Parc Slip Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre & Nature Reserve.