HCI engages in a range of research projects for central and local government and industry. It also uses its own funds in priority nature conservation areas and working with universities and charities. Click on the following subjects for further details. 

Conservation studies and activities

Population and distribution/movements studies - information being prepared

Disease  studies

Introduced species management – information being prepared

Wild animal and habitat management – information being prepared

Conservation policy and practice reviews

Frog mortality project In 1992 HCI established the Frog Mortality Project with the Institute of Zoology, London.




Lesions on an adult common frog, caused by the ranavirus identified by the FMP.