Reptile Ecology and Surveying 21st May 2024 – Somerset

Face to Face

£168.00 Excluding VAT

1 day
0 modules

This introductory level course will greatly enhance your understanding of reptile surveys and give you confidence in handling reptiles. The course is especially relevant to consultancy as a huge proportion of consultancy work during the summer months involves reptile surveying and translocation projects.

During this one day course you will:

  • Learn to identify UK reptile species.
  • Learn best practice in handling of reptiles (including slow worms and non-native snakes).**
  • Carry out a field survey for reptiles.
  • Learn about surveying and mitigation strategies.

The course is part classroom and part field based. Please note that during the course, you will be required to walk up to 3 km on uneven ground, so please be sure that you are capable of this before booking.

**There is no guaranteed handling on this course.**

“Another excellent (value-for-money) course, which gave me a better understanding of reptiles and the methodologies used in their survey”

“Very good course. I have learned some important things about surveying techniques. Thank you.”

Other Details:


The course will be held at the Carymoor Environmental Centre, Dimmer Lane, Castle Cary, Somerset.

Venue directions are provided within your account ‘Courses’ tab after booking.

What to bring:

You will need to bring a packed lunch. Further details about appropriate equipment and clothing will be provided in a ‘what to bring’ within your account ‘Courses’ tab after booking


The course will start at 9:30 am and will finish at around 3:30 pm.


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