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ARG UK Advice notes

pdf 1. Engaging with the Planning System Popular

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  • Some fundamentals of planning and biodiversity
  • How can your ARG get involved?
  • Planning policy and guidance
  • Species and general planning advice
  • Local guidance and research on species and planning
  • Biodiversity action planning

pdf 2. Advice note 2 - Establishing and Maintaining a Volunteer Amphibian and Reptile Group - Feb 2018.pdf New

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2. Advice note 2 - Establishing and Maintaining a Volunteer Amphibian and Reptile Group - Feb 2018.pdf

pdf 3. ARG UK Advice Note 3 Insurance Arrangements for Affiliated ARGs (revised March 2017).pdf Popular

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ARG UK Advice Note 3 revised March 2017.pdf

pdf 4. Advice note 4 (revised) - Amphibian Disease Precautions, A Guide for UK Fieldworkers.pdf Popular

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Advice note 4 - Amphibian Disease Precautions, A Guide for UK Fieldworkers.pdf

  • Review of amphibian disease threats
  • General guidance on best practice when working with amphibians and their habitats
  • Guidance on specific activities - including fieldwork at sites known to be infected
  • Recommendations for training and other educational activities
  • Disinfection procedures
  • Investigating dead amphibians - working with the Garden Wildlife Health Project

 

pdf 5. Great Crested Newt Habitat Suitability Index Popular

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ARGUKAdviceNote5 HSI May 2010.pdf

  • Use and limitations of the Habitat Suitability Index (HSI) scoring method for determining pond suitability for great crested newts
  • How to collect data and calculate the HSI
  • Categorisation of HSI scores

pdf 6. Using the Media to Help Amphibians and Reptiles Popular

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ARGUKAdviceNote6.pdf

  • Choosing what to publicise
  • Writing your press release
  • Getting your release out
  • Putting together a press release for your ARG
  • Example of a simple ARG press release
  • Dealing with negative publicity
  • Writing letters to newspapers and magazines

pdf 7. ARG UK Advice note 7 - Attending public events.pdf Popular

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  • Insurance and risk assessments
  • Location of your stand
  • Resources for your stand
  • Running the stand on the day
  • Fundraising, and collecting records and other information
  • Live Animal Exhibits and animal welfare considerations
  • Public health and biosecurity

 

pdf 8. Advice Note 8, Organising guided walks and training courses.pdf Popular

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8. Advice Note 8, Organising guided walks and training courses.pdf

  • Site Selection
  • Publicity
  • Before setting out
  • On the day
  • Handling wild animals
  • Post event

 

pdf 9. ARGUK Advice note 9 - General Data Protection Regulations for volunteer groups.pdf

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9. ARGUK Advice note 9 -General Data Protection Regulations for volunteer groups.pdf

pdf 9. ARGUK Advice note 9 -General Data Protection Regulations for volunteer groups.pdf

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pdf Top tips for safe toad patrolling.pdf New

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