African Amphibian Working Group

The next meeting of the AAWG will be held in the town of George, in the Western Cape Province, South Africa from 7-8 October 2019. All those working on African Amphibians are invited to attend. All delegates will be expected to present their work.

Costs will be kept to a minimum. Provisional costs for the meeting (venue, lunches, teas) will be ± ZAR 750 (approximately USD 60).

There is a range of accommodation options, all within walking distance of the venue: Garden Route Botanical Gardens, George. Details will be provided in the Second Notice.

For delegates from outside South Africa: Fly in to Johannesburg or Cape Town, and then take a local flight to George. We will provide a free shuttle between airport and accommodation, or car-hire can be arranged. The venue is only a few minutes from George airport.

George is close to the Outeniqua Mountains, and is the home to interesting frogs such as Breviceps fuscus, Afrixalus knysnae (pictured above) and Heleophryne regis.

To express an interest in participating, and to receive the Second Notice, please fill in our Form below (or send an email to, listing name(s) and email address(es).

Organizing Committee

The venue: Garden Route Botanical Garden in George.

View from the venue: mountain without a top

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