Amphibian Habitat Management Handbook

ARC produced this handbook as a resource for a wide range of users including conservation professionals and interested volunteers. It covers amphibians native to Great Britain such as the great crested newt and common toad and features a section on the unique ecological requirements of the natterjack toad - a species considered rare in the UK.


Contents and Summary

  1. Introduction
  2. British Amphibians
  3. Legislation and Policy
  4. Pond Creation
  5. Pond Restoration
  6. Other Pond Species
  7. Disease and Mortality
  8. Terrestrial Habitat
  9. Landscape Ecology
  10. Specific Habitats
  11. Natterjack Toad
  12. Reintroduction
  13. Further Reading

Product details:

  • Paperback
  • Author: John Baker, Trevor Beebee, John Buckley, Tony Gent and David Orchard
  • Publisher: Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Bournemouth
  • ISBN: 978-0-9566717-1-4
  • 69 full colour pages
  • Size: 29.7cm x 21 cm

You can download the entire Amphibian Habitat Management Handbook as a PDF (3.31Mb) via our habitat management advice pages