Derbyshire ARG - Great Crested Newt Survey Training Course
Course details: The course starts with a classroom session on great crested newt identification, ecology, survey methods, biosecurity legal status and licensing. This is followed by an afternoon field session at a nearby great crested newt site to undertake survey techniques including netting, egg search and water sampling for GCN eDNA determination, followed by setting bottle traps. A Saturday evening torchlight survey will be held on site followed by a final session on Sunday morning to examine the bottle trap catch.
Times: Saturday 13th May 10am to 5pm and 9.15 to 23.15pm. Sunday 14th May 8.45am to 11.00am.
Leaders: Chris Monk & Kelvin Lawrence
Costs:Course fees are £5.00 for Derbyshire ARG members, £25.00 for other attendees. (payment on the day)