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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. Establishing and Maintaining an Amphibian and Reptile Group Popular

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ARGUKAdviceNote2.pdf

If you are looking at establishing an ARG in your area then this is the advice note to consult. You would be welcome to contact any of the ARG UK panel so we can support you in getting the group off the ground.
  • Background
  • Getting started
  • The inaugural meeting and first steps
  • Tips for running a local group
  • Maintaining an ARG
  • Special projects
  • Generic Amphibian and Reptile Group constitution

pdf 3. Insurance information Popular

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ARG UK Advice Note 3 revised Dec 2013.pdf

pdf 4. Amphibian disease precautions: a guide for UK fieldworkers Popular

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ARGUKAdviceNote4.pdf

  • Information on Chytridiomycosis
  • Advice for fieldworkers
  • General guidance
  • Guidance on high risk activities and ways of working
  • Disinfection procedure

pdf 5. Great Crested Newt Habitat Suitability Index Popular

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ARGUKAdviceNote5 HSI May 2010.pdf

  • Use and limitations of the HSI
  • 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 ARG UK Advice note 7 - Attending public events.pdf

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pdf ARG UK position statement on GCN license reformJanuary 2017 final Popular

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Outcome 2 - ARG UK position statement on GCN license reforms January 2017 - final.pdf

pdf HWC GCN district level licensing 120217 - author Rob Cameron, Natural England Popular

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HWC GCN district level licensing 120217.pdf