In the light of government advice on coronavirus (COVID-19), ARC offices are now closed. The ARC Friendship team still welcomes new supporters, but please bear with us as there may be a delay in receiving your welcome pack. Thank you for your patience. 


Amphibians and reptiles are disappearing across the world. In the UK, nearly all of our frogs, toads, newts, snakes and lizards have been hit hard in the last century. Some species which were once common are now undergoing widespread decline.

Join today!

Become an ARC Friend or buy ARC Friendship as a Gift and help us give a voice to the UK's amphibians and reptiles - saving species, improving habitats and enhancing lives in the process. For as little as £2 per month you will receive:-

  • Friends' welcome pack - our exclusive Friends' pack includes: a selection of colourful leaflets and posters, Amphibian and Reptile ID guides, an ARC pen, ARC pencil and one of our lovely enamel ARC newt logo pin badges!
  • HopGossip! - our colourful and informative bi-annual magazine contains the latest news and features on all that's going on in the world of amphibian and reptile conservation. See our latest issue.
  • ARC eNews - our regular electronic newsletter which gives a quick round up of our projects, fundraising appeals and other conservation activities and events. See previous editions
  • Exclusive invites and discounts - receive special offers and invitations to Amphibian and Reptile Conservation events and join us each year for reserve visits to see these animals in their natural habitats. Find out about the ARC Friends Days!

If you would like to purchase ARC Friendship as a gift...

Please sign up for ARC Friendship in the usual way using your details and then e-mail [email protected] with the gift recipients details:

  • Name *
  • Address *
  • E-mail *
  • Occasion the gift is for
  • Your relationship to them (you are their friend / sister / wife etc.)
  • When you would like the welcome pack by?
  • Should the pack be sent to you or the recipient?*

(* are required information everything else is optional)