Study

Amphibians in drains project report summary

Actions

This study is summarised as evidence for the following.

Action Category

Modify gully pots and kerbs

Action Link
Amphibian Conservation
  1. Modify gully pots and kerbs

    A before-and-after study in 2005–2006 of gullypots along roads in South Wales, UK (Muir 2012) found that moving the gullypot 10 cm away from the kerb resulted in 80% fewer great crested newts Triturus cristatus falling into the gullypots. Only 65 newts were found in the drains compared to 318 before gullypots were moved. Gullypots were moved in 2005.

     

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