30 April 2013

Listen Out for Toads on Radio 4

The Little Melton Toad Patrol is going to feature on BBC Radio 4’s Costing the Earth programme at 3.30pm on Tuesday 30th April and will be repeated on Wednesday 1st May at 9pm. The Patrol is one of many that goes out across the UK to help breeding toads make it safely back to their breeding ponds as part of Froglife's Toads on Roads project.
Common Toad by Oliver Kratz

Presenter Tom Heap visited John Heaser and other volunteers at the Little Melton Patrol in Norfolk  to learn more about the threats facing toads and how the patrol works to help.  It’s part of a show featuring news about the amphibian extinction crisis and conservation efforts to help the species.

You can see a gallery of images from the research for the programme here

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