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WLI Americas webinar, 2016

Etiquetado de cangrejos herradura; crédito: Laura Chamberlin

Sharing Tools and Approaches to Actively Engage Local People at Wetland Sites Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT This webinar was aimed at those working in wetland or environmental education and engagement within the Americas, held by Wetland Link International (WLI) Americas Network

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WLI and Japan

The WLI manager spent some time in Japan at the end of October attending a wetland NGO meeting and visited the Nakaikemi-shicchi wetland centre, south of Nagoya.  The wetland centre is based in a ‘perched bog’ habitat, located near Nagoya in central Japan, which had previously been farmed

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Flight of the Swans returns

Sacha con el trípode; fotografía: Hans Joachim

The Flight of the Swans (FotS for short) has been an epic expedition, with Sacha Dench flying by paramotor the length of the Bewick’s swan flyway, through 10 countries over 10 weeks.  Sacha and the team held events with local groups and supported scientific and research meetings too.  She met

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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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