Would you like to win a MicroCourse of your choice? Please take a moment to share your thoughts in our survey, and as a thank you, you will be entered in a draw to win a FREE NRTG MicroCourse! We value your opinion!

NRTG is offering FREE Resume and Job Strategies Workshops! Join us at our first session here.

Thank you to everyone that entered our FREE seat offer for NRTG’s Land Guardian Program! Submissions are being reviewed and the winner will be announced soon! 

Don’t miss out on Estimating Fish Abundance MicroCourse! Sign up now to learn how gear choice and survey design can effect your estimates!

Amazon Associates – Registration is now open for 2024! Register here today!

Amphibian and Reptile Salvage Methods

Current Status
Not Enrolled
Get Started
This course is currently closed

Format: Online (Subject to change)


In this one-day course, acquire the key skills in interpreting and applying regulations, and planning and conducting amphibian and reptile salvages. You will learn topics, such as capturing and handling techniques, species identification, considerations when relocating salvaged individuals, and best practices for preventing disease transfer. This course is offered in two formats: fully online (November to March) and online with a field component (March to November). Currently, the course is only offered online.


  • Design and plan salvage projects for herptiles
  • Identify species of reptiles and amphibians (BC specific but can be modified to accommodate other areas)
  • Select the equipment needed
  • Manage the risk of contamination and disease transfer
  • Apply species and habitat specific salvage techniques
  • Develop efficient data sheets for recording and reporting results
  • Communicate with clients and regulators to complete effective salvage projects

This Course Includes

  • Free, lifetime access


Access to a computer and the Internet

Check out our FAQs on equipment.


  • None

Next Available Course

Course NameAmphibian and Reptile Salvage Methods (Online) March 12-13 2024
Course DatesMarch 12, 2024 - March 12, 2024
  • Jeannine Randall, MSc.
ContactFor inquiries on this course, please contact NRTG at:
1-877-388-2172 info@nrtraininggroup.com

Log in below to complete the survey and apply for your certificate.