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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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International Mangrove Action Day

Action for Protection of Wild Animals (APOWA) has been observing Mangrove Action Day each year since 2009 in Odisha, India.  They have produced their normal annual report outlining the great work they are doing, click here for more.  We are all very happy that UNESCO (UN Educational, Scientific

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MBP Annual meeting, Denmark

View of Amager nature reserve

Plans are well underway for our annual meeting 2016, to be held in Denmark at the Vestamager Centre, near to Copenhagen from the 11th to the 14th September, see MBP registration form which contains the programme and registration details.  This will be followed by an optional trip to

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WLI Update July 2016

Sacha Dench with Walmore School

WLI Update July 2016 New Partners Welcome to partners from Colombia, Lake Tota (see below), Tunquén Wetland Nature Sanctuary, Chile, Laguna Humedal de Cartagena, Colombia, and Natureum Niederelbe, Germany. Migratory Birds for People – Annual meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark The MBP coordination group is currently planning our annual

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ABC Tota – the first virtual visitor centre!

ABC Tota is the new virtual Wetland Centre for Lake Tota in Colombia, just launched by the Fundación Montecito. Lake Tota, “the lake in the clouds”, is the largest lake in the country located 3,015 m high in the tropical Andes. So far this is an online

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