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The Herpetofauna Workers' Meeting 2013 Details released PDF Print
Written by ARG UK   
Thursday, 25 October 2012 16:42

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The Herpetofauna Workers' Meeting (#HWM2013) has been established for over 25 years, this unique and popular event occupies the centre stage of the herpetological calendar attracting a broad range of participants from across the UK including:volunteers, professional ecologists, statutory nature conservationists, students & academics.

The programme is gradually being pieced together for next year's meeting which will be at the Edinburgh Conference Centre at Herriot Watt University on the Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 January 2013. Various topics will be discussed through presentations and workshops. Here is a sneak preview:

  • Life on the edge? - Current status of UK adders
  • Turbulent times for tartan natterjacks?
  • Survey and mitigation practices for GCNs
  • The impact of chytrid - in the UK and overseas
  • Reconnecting dragons in Wales
  • The Glasgow living waters project
A special Burns Night Gala Dinner with a raffle to support the ARG UK 100% Grant Fund with the return of the Herpetological Quiz Have I got Newts for You (#HIGNewtsFY).
The meeting programme is being finalised and the booking details are being revised details to be released again soon. 
(NB:Responses from enquiries will be from 5th November!!!) 
Quotes - About and from the Herpetofauna Workers' meeting
"You don't see anything like this anywhere in the World" Trent Garner ZSL
"I have really enjoyed myself...I think what you are doing is really important...keep doing it Do it Louder!" Nick Baker Wildlife TV personality
Everyone is welcome to come along to the meeting and we encourage you to find your local group and/or join up to the BHS or Amphibian & Reptile Conservation to enjoy reduced rates to the meeting
Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for further details

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