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ARG Today (Our newsletter)

ARG Today is the e-newsletter of ARG UK edited by Colin Williams.

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  • What is ARG UK?
  • Who is ARG today for?
  • Make the adder count
  • Homing toads and BBC Midlands Today
  • Midwife toads in Mid Wales
  • Herefordshire's landmark pond project and atlas
  • Herpetofauna and the law
  • The Arkendale great crested newt experience
  • Free insurance cover for ARGs!
  • Interview: Jan Clemons, first chair of ARG UK
  • Scientific paper review
  • Review of the ARG UK southern region meeting, 22nd April 2006
  • Does your ARG hibernate over winter?
  • Caption competition
  • South East Amphibian & Reptile Groups of the UK, Conference 2006

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Newsletter of the Amphibian and Reptile Groups off the UK

Contents

  • Green Agenda 
  • Chytrid Study
  • Merseyside Sand Lizards 
  • 50 Pond Challenge 
  • Scottish Herp Meeting 
  • Million Ponds Project
  • The Big Pond Thaw
  • Scientific Papers 
  • Online Chytrid Survey
  • On the internet
  • Around the ARGs 
  • Keep in touch

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Newsletter of the Amphibian and Reptile Groups off the UK

Contents
  • Adders in Parliament
  • Grass snakes in Scotland
  • HWM 2012
  • Add an Adder Anecdote
  • Artificial Refugia
  • Agile Frogs in Jersey
  • How Green is my Valley?
  • Venom Day
  • A Passion in Pictures
  • Around the ARGs
  • On the Internet

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Newsletter of the Amphibian and Reptile Groups of the UK Newsletter of the Amphibian and Reptile Groups of the UK  

Contents

  • New Forest Smooth Snakes..1
  • Scaling the City......... .........2
  • Other Atlases............ .........3
  • The Natterjack Today...........4
  • Natterjack Notes 2012... ......5
  • HSI Chytrid Survey ...... .......7
  • Million Ponds Project....... ....9
  • Wales' Real Dragons...........10
  • Big Spawn Count................11
  • Uncommon Cornish Lizards..11
  • East Kilbride Frog Survey.....12
  • Forest of Dean Wildlife.........13
  • Air Mail Amphibian..............14
  • Around the ARGs................15
  • Conference Time................17
  • Keep in Touch....................18

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  • NARRS – the national surveys begin
  • Making compost count for slow-worms
  • Herpetofauna workers' meeting, Coventry, January 2007
  • Coventry raises funds for cobras
  • A call for conservationists to work together across Europe!
  • Monitoring toad populations
  • Interview: John Baker, ARG UK secretary
  • In search of the Jersey grass snake
  • Mapping the Adder in the Peak District National Park
  • Scientific paper review
  • 100 years on and they're still going "peep"!
  • New ARG for Bucks
  • The HCT and BHS Scientific Conference
  • Gulley pots and Great Crested Newts
  • The Toad Patrol - New Alresford & Avington Hampshire
  • Sand dune management for sand lizards
  • ARG insurance - some FAQ's
  • Caption Competition

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  • Alien encounters?
  • Top tips for reptile surveyors
  • A Million ponds
  • The North West slow-worm hunt
  • Calling all toad patrols!
  • Conserving the Hungarian Meadow Viper
  • Midwife Toad's return to Cambridge
  • Exotic snakes from palm-fringed Doncaster
  • ARG UK South East regional meeting
  • National Amphibian and Reptile Recording Scheme (NARRS) 2007 update
  • Between £100 and £200 million's worth of data is inaccessible to conservationists
  • Farmers to be paid to dig ponds for natterjacks in Ireland
  • Boost for Berkshire Great Crested Newts
  • Newt protein may offer key to regeneration
  • Interview: Tony Gent, CEO, The Herpetological Conservation Trust
  • Green frogs in the UK
  • Great Crested Newt occurrence in Herefordshire
  • Regenerative medicine advance: frog tadpole artificially induced to re-grow its tail
  • The terrapins of Hampstead Heath
  • Northern Australia - cane toads dying from unknown disease
  • Widespread species project
  • Herpetofauna workers' meeting 2008

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  • Chytrid in the UK?
  • Crossing the line
  • Waving goodbye to our amphibians?
  • How cool is newt swabbing?!
  • The ARG UK Supporters Scheme is launched
  • Interview: John Wilkinson, Herpetological Conservation Trust
  • Section 41 Listing - things you need to know
  • News from the ARGs
  • ARG conference roundup
  • Toads on Roads Update
  • Plantlife's new Pond Plant Education Pack
  • How to photograph snakes
  • The ARG UK 100% Fund is launched
  • Bringing the Natterjack back in Cumbria
  • Biodiversity reporting for 2008

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  • ARG UK 100% Fund gets off to a flying start
  • NARRS update 2009
  • Million Ponds Project launched
  • Scientific paper review
  • Pond status - Countryside Survey 2007
  • Review: Interactive Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of the British Isles
  • Interview: John Newton, Chair of South Yorkshire ARG
  • Change in frog spawning dates
  • News from the ARGs
  • The ARG UK 100% fund project review
  • Dutch road crossings in Worcestershire

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  • Around the ARGs
  • Rough guide to BAP
  • Care of CB2 torches
  • Interview: Howard Inns, Amphibian and Reptile Conservation
  • Review: Britain's Reptiles and Amphibians, Howard Inns
  • Water beetles great and small
  • Funding for herp habitats
  • Midlands Regional Conference report
  • Conferences
  • Julia Wycherley
  • Grass Snakes return to Gibside

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  • Onwards and upwards
  • Around the ARGs
  • Chytrid update
  • Scientific paper review 2009
  • Bats, toads and planning
  • Help for pond management
  • Request for records of Melanism in snakes
  • Lost Life - new publication
  • Amphibians and the OPAL water survey
  • Conservation volunteers unite as firemen save the day
  • 100% fund
  • Review: The New Naturalists

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  • Warwickshire Pond Creation
  • Around the ARGs
  • Turtle Hoax
  • Herpetofauna Workers' Meeting 2011  
  • Warwickshire's Top Reptile Site Damaged
  • Reptile Habitat Management Handbook
  • Albino Slow-worm
  • Drift Fence Assists Toad Crossing
  • Last Orders for Million Ponds Funding
  • A Day in the Cyprus Hills with Snake George
  • Fish Control Methods for Great Crested Newt Conservation
  • Review: Silent Summer 

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Newsletter of the Amphibian and Reptile Groups off the UK

Contents

  • Herp Workers' Meeting 
  • Reptile relocation 
  • Save the Frogs Day 
  • Great Easter Newt Hunt
  • Big Swab 
  • Salt & GCN mortality 
  • Adder Genetics 
  • British Herp Symposium 
  • Scientific Papers 
  • TV Star Praises ARG 
  • Around the ARGs