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Great Crested Newt Trapping & Survey Methods Training Evening

May 10th @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ideal for rangers to gather evidence working towards their individual class 1 GCN Licence.

–        Calculating Habitat Suitability Index, Biological Monitoring
–        Habitat maintenance and planning
–        Working Party Score
–        Egg Searches
–        Torch Searches
–        Net Sweeping
–        Bottle Trapping

Attendees would need to bring a packed lunch/evening meal as they will be out all evening in the field.  We would also recommend a flask and cup for a hot drink.

PPE-wise sturdy walking boots, high vis jacket, a head torch (make sure batteries are working), a powerful torch, buoyancy aid, wellies/waders if you have them. Appropriate clothing for cold weather.

Please Note: This is an evening event, but there is the option to recover the bottles the following morning, 8am to 10am.  If rangers would like to stay for this they will need to organise overnight accommodation.

Ideal for rangers to gather evidence working towards their individual class 1 GCN Licence. Phil Bolton (Licenced GCN surveyor will be in attendance to sign logbooks).

For more information please contact Phil Bolton, Wildthing Wildlife Consultants Ltd, on 07917 147400 or awildthing@btconnect.com

Fee: CMA Members £20 (to cover materials and costs), Non CMA Members £60

Closing date for bookings Monday 6th May 2019.  Booking via Eventbrite.

Venue

Nymans (National Trust)
Staplefield Lane
Handcross, East Sussex RH17 6EB United Kingdom
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