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Guide to Jersey Amphibians

In Jersey, you can find three species of Amphibians; the Spiny Toad (known locally as the Crapaud or the Jersey Toad), Palmate Newt and lastly the Agile Frog.  Heres a handy guide to help you identify these species. Crapaud (Bufo

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Toad Watch 2018

Toad watch is a joint initiative between us, the Jersey Biodiversity Centre, the Jersey Amphibian and Reptile Group (JARG) and the Department of the Environment. These three groups are working to monitor and protect Jersey’s toad, Bufo spinosus by recording sightings of the animal at all life

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Banded Centipede Identification

Here’s a simple species to identify from our centipede training 2017. The Banded Centipede (Lithobius veriegatus) can be identified apart from other centipedes as it has purple bands on its legs and centrally along its back. We are hoping to

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Reindeer food – wildlife friendly

Make your own reindeer food/wildlife friendly version so if any other creatures sniff out the food it won’t harm them. What you will need: An empty clean jam jar with lid Oats Bird seed mix Optional – dried fruit such

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Simply Christmas Nature Workshops

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Deadly Predators & Toxic Decomposers – Evening Talk

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App review – iRecord Butterflies

If you want to develop you identification skills for plants and animals, then using your mobile is much easier then lugging around reference books. This week I have been using iRecord Butterflies to see how useful their identification guide is.

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La Fête du R’nouvé

    Come along to a celebration of Spring with Jersey Heritage. Spring is full of new possibilities. Jersey Heritage will be welcoming the season of renewal with a mini festival, celebrating nature with music, dancing, food, artists and local

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Sea Grass Walk with the Societe Jersiaise

The Marine Biology section of the Société Jersiaise are holding a low-water walk and seagrass survey with Dr Unsworth. Dr Unsworth will also be holding a lecture on seagrass whilst he is over in Jersey. When: Tuesday 28th March @ 12:30

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