Norfolk Amphibian & Reptile Group (NARG)
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About Us

Welcome to the Norfolk Amphibian and Reptile Group (Norfolk ARG) website.

Norfolk ARG promote amphibian and reptiles in Norfolk. We are one of a number of ARG groups across the country, all working under the ‘ARG-UK’ umbrella.

The core objectives of the organisation are:

  • Conservation
  • Monitoring
  • Advising and Consulting
  • Education and Training (for both members and the public)

 

This is an exciting time for Norfolk ARG. The group has recently relaunched after a short break and is looking for new committee members to help shape the group.

If you want to make a positive difference for amphibians and reptiles in Norfolk, then send us an email. We’d love to hear from you.

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Rob

Norfolk ARG

argnorfolk@gmail.com

News

News

Norfolk Bird and Wildlife Fair

Posted on Tuesday 12th April, 2016

NARG will have a stall at the Norfolk Bird and Wildlife Fair at Mannington Hall on the 21st/22nd May 2016 to represent the county's Herpetofauna. 

See more here http://www.norfolkbirdfair.com/


Committee Meeting

Posted on Tuesday 8th March, 2016

The NARG committee met on Monday the 29th Feburary 2016 to discuss the agenda for events and changes for 2016. 

Areas discussed include Membership, Funding, Surveys, Public Engagement, Habitat Management Events, Toad on the Road, and Social Media Management. 

A dropbox link to minutes from this meeting will be linked in shortly. 


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Norfolk herpetofauna

Norfolk herpetofauna

Native amphibians and reptiles

Native Norfolk Herpetofauna include the Adder (Vipera berus); Grass snake (Natrix natrix); Slow worm (Anguis fragilis); Common/Viviparous lizard (Zootoca vivipara); Common frog (Rana temporaria); Common toad (bufo bufo); Natterjack toad (Bufo calamita); Great crested newt (Triurus cristatus); Palmate newt (Lissotriton helveticus) and Smooth newt (Lissotriton vulgaris).


Norfolk is also the reintroduction site for the native Pool frog (Pelophylax lessonae) which became extinct in the UK. A 2005 reintroduction project saw specimen brought over from Sweden to re-establish a UK population.

 

Alien species

Like many other counties, Norfolk is also home to populations of non-native herpetofauna species. It is important to monitor these species to study their impact.

 

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Jun 15, 2011
Jun 15, 2011
Jun 15, 2011

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