Frog in a pond

Common frog (Rana temporaria) in garden pond in spring, Warwickshire, UK - Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

Amphibian Ecology & Survey

Location: Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve, Mill Way, Leatherhead, England, KT22 8QA
Learn about the ecology and habitat of amphibians before setting safe traps in the evening and releasing them the next day.

Event details


6pm - 10pm, 8am -10am
A static map of Amphibian Ecology & Survey

About the event

All Trust events and activities taking place from 1st September onwards will be carried out in line with current government guidelines and Health & Safety practices at that time.  As this will change over the coming weeks and months, we ask that you check regularly on the website for updates as any of these events may be subject to change or cancellation.

Please help to protect our staff and other members by not attending any of these events if you or anyone in your household is feeling ill or have symptoms of Covid-19.


This two day course is run by the SWT Ecology Services team .  On Friday evening you will be introduced to the ecology of a variety of amphibians and discuss a number of survey and trapping techniques.   This will include torch surveys and setting bottle traps before leaving at 10pm.  On Saturday morning at 8am you will arrive and check the traps, release the findings and undertake an egg search. The course will be finished by 10am.

Please note that attendance on this course does not qualify you for a reference towards a GCN license.

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members £45, non-members £57

Suitable for


Know before you go

What to bring

Please wear sturdy walking boots and bring a torch.

Parking information

free parking is available.


Picnic area
Accessible toilet

Contact us

Adult Learning Team
Contact number: 01372379523