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Local Amphibian and Reptile Groups

Amphibian and Reptile Group of South Lancashire (ARGSL)

ARGSL was established in 2004 and has organised a range of activities including 3 regional conferences, practical habitat management tasks, a number of amphibian survey training events and pond creation on various sites. The priority for the group is now the recording of amphibians for LARA.

Amphibian and Reptile Group of North Lancashire (ARG NL)

The North Lancashire ARG was formed in March 2011. Its activities will be focused on recording in the Garstang and Lancaster areas.

Fylde Amphibian and Reptile Group (FARG)

As with the North Lancashire group, Fylde ARG was formed in March 2011 and is planning a series of surveys in the Blackpool area.

North Merseyside ARG (NM ARG)

Established in 2001, North Merseyside ARG includes some of the most experienced reptile experts in the area. The group is focused on the recording and conservation of sand lizards on the Sefton Coast.

South Manchester Amphibian and Reptile Group (SM ARG)

South Manchester ARG was established in 2009 and records amphibians and reptiles in South Manchester, mainly Stockport and Chorlton.

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Covering the vice counties of South and West Lancashire

an area now encompassing
Greater Manchester
and Merseyside