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herpetologic2
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Posted: 16 Nov 2006

 

Hi All

How many people are involved with toad crossings in their county?

I have recently moved to Alresford and there is a registered crossing in my town and I am planning to help take up the coordination of the crossing patrol - so I wanted to know how other people are doing with theirs and whether people would be interested in confirming registered sites in their local area

Please email me Jcranfield@arg-uk.org.uk

 

Regards

 

Jon


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herpetologic2
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Posted: 07 Feb 2007

I have set up my blog for toad crossings in Alresford and Avington

Volunteers needed!

http://alresfordtoadpatrol.blogspot.com

 

Cheers

JC


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arvensis
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Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Whens the next one Jon?

Cheers, Mark

Hampshire Amphibian and Reptile Group.
herpetologic2
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Posted: 07 Feb 2007

Hi Mark

The incoming cold weather has put a dampener on the activity of the toads - I am planning a get together at my local pub next week so we can all meet each other and go over our plan of action

You know when the toads cross we need to patrol the two toad crossing sites - we need to go through health & safety issues, what we will be recording - temperatures, weather etc plus how many live toads rescued, any deaths etc

So I can let you know when the crossings get going - probably later than 14th February - if you could help over a few evenings that would be cool

 

JC


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arvensis
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Posted: 08 Feb 2007
Sounds good, I've got next week and the following week off so will be happy to pop up and help if I can.

Mark

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herpetologic2
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Posted: 21 Feb 2007

Last night we rescued over 40 toads which were migrating through Avington Park near Alresford, Hampshire.

Many thanks to Sue, Gina, Cressida, Katie and Mark who were helping last night.

We would still need more volunteers to help with our patrol so if anyone is around Winchester we would be pleased for people's help...

Also I can order toad patrol high visibility vests for ARG UK affilated groups (see picture)

If anyone who is helping with a toad patrol on behalf of an ARG who have signed up to the ARG UK insurance scheme (which covers toad patrols) then I can send you the above high vis which can be in three sizes - S, M and L

Just pm for more info

 

Jon

 

 


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lalchitri
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Posted: 03 Mar 2007
here's a 2003 list of the 33 roadsigned toad crossings in surrey.
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Baby Sue
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Posted: 22 Feb 2008
I wish people were interested in helping frogs and toads in my local area (Keighley). Even my own mum won't come out with me and would prefer to watch telly. Baby Sue39500.3403125
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Vicar
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Posted: 23 Feb 2008
Another link to Toad crossings in Surrey: Toads


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Steve Langham - Chairman    
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Vicar
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Posted: 24 Feb 2008
Some of the toads on the road at Rowledge tonight were...erm...cheating !



Frogs and newts were also out,

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Baby Sue
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Posted: 25 Feb 2008
Orrrrrr they're so lovely looking.
I wanted presents from lots of you. Snot fair that Ben Rigsby was the only one to send me Xmas & birthday presents.

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