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Russian visit to WWT Slimbridge, UK

Eugene and Yulia surprise Sacha

As part of the final Flight of the Swans celebration event at WWT Slimbridge, UK, our Russian partners Eugene and Yulia from Baltic Fund for Nature, came to help us celebrate this epic initiative.  Despite delays caused by heavy fog at Gatwick Airport, they managed to make it to

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WLI Asia Newsletter

RRC-EA team

For the latest news from wetland centres across the Asia region, please download our latest WLI Asia Newsletter.  Stories from World Migratory Bird Day in Sungei Buloh, WWT’s attendance at the INTECOL meeting in China this October, and and update from EAAFP on a Japanese Ramsar site managers meeting.    This is

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World Wetlands Day 2017

2 February, World Wetlands Day is approaching and like every year, WLI network members will be celebrating this date through lot of regional events and CEPA activities, What about you? we will be happy to hear your stories. For the 2017 edition, we invite you to join

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Ecological status and evaluation of European lowland lakes

The Lake Grand-Lieu Centre (Loire-Atlantique department, west coast of France) is an environmental education centre contributing to scientific information and public awareness on wetlands’ protection. The centre organizes a congress on ecological status and evaluation of European lowland lakes to be held from 8, 9 and 10th February

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Pan-African Ornithological Congress 14

Abdoulaye Ndiaye and Chris Rostron at the Round Table discussion

The WLI manager attended the 14th Pan African Ornithological Congress, in Dakar, Senegal, and focussed on the role of wetland centres, and the importance of maintaining networks amongst conservationists. Particularly important was promoting the Migratory Birds for People network (MBP) as we still have to work hard

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Webinar on involving people in wetlands in the Americas

Etiquetado de cangrejos herradura; crédito: Laura Chamberlin

If you work in wetland or environmental education and engagement within the Americas, Wetland Link International (WLI) Americas Network and the Association of State Wetland Managers invite you to join us for a webinar to learn about practices specifically designed to successfully engage local stakeholders at wetland

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WLI Bulletin, September 2016

Please click here for the latest version of the WLI Bulletin, September 2016.  You will find stories from: the new developments at Škocjanski Zatok wetland centre in Slovenia; an introduction to our first WLI Intern, Abdallah Khazene; an update from WWT’s Flight of the Swans expedition; and reports from the

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Mai Po visit to WWT Slimbridge, UK

A team of colleagues from Hong Kong’s Mai Po wetland centre visited the UK in September, and included trips to WWT’s Slimbridge and London wetland centres. They have funding to revamp their site, updating the centre facilities and visitor information and interpretation. They were particular interested in

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Ramsar Americas team visits Slimbridge

Ramsar’s senior regional representative for the America’s, Maria Rivera, and her colleagues Sophia and Sara visited Slimbridge and the London Wetland Centre, the first time that Maria has been to the UK! She met with the Head of WLI as well as with WWT Consulting, and was

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Isola della Cona, Ramsar event

The Gulf of Trieste with Mute swan flock

A very successful “Ramsar event” took place at Isola della Cona, Italy, within the Isonzo River-mouth Nature Reserve. The reason to celebrate was the recent publication on the national “official gazette” of the approval, by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, of a new “Ramsar site”, to

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