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30 Ideas: Click It, Sketch It

By Connor Walsh / 20th October 2021

In 2021 we are marking 30 years of WLI cooperation by sourcing 30 neat ideas from WLI members. Today we hear from the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands.  See all 30 Ideas Description: In line with the celebration of World Migratory Bird Day and the EAAFP theme for 2019-2020 (Flyways – Connecting People…

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MBP Social Media Guide

By Connor Walsh / 10th October 2021

MBP and Eurosite have collaborated on two guides to social media use by wetland centres and nature reserves. You can read part one here. In 2021 we made the more advanced guide. We asked MBP and Eurosite members what they would like from such a guide and created the chapters you see on this page.…

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To Conservation Without Borders

By Connor Walsh / 8th October 2021

To Sacha and all the team of Conservation Without Borders, we are thinking of you after the terrible accident that happened a few weeks ago as you neared the end of your round-Britain paramotor flight. We love you and what you do. You have made the world a better place for wetlands, for wetland species,…

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8th WLI Asia Conference – Register for Part 1!

By Connor Walsh / 6th October 2021

The 8th WLI Asia Conference will be held in two parts: first, an online meeting, and then some months later an in-person meeting. The online installement will be on 24, 25, and 26 November 2021. Members of WLI Asia can register now for the entire conference. Other interested parties can watch some sessions live-streamed through…

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WLI Bulletin September 2021

By Connor Walsh / 29th September 2021

Download PDF WLI World September 2021 Issue 24 of WLI World: you can both download as PDF to print, or view story-by-story here. Open each story by tapping on its title. Welcome Expand Welcome to the WLI World Bulletin for September 2021. Once again we appear as a 1991 retro-style newsletter, to celebrate 30 years…

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World Migratory Bird Day October 2021

By Connor Walsh / 13th September 2021

Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird! World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated on the second Saturday in May and October. The slogan for 2021 is ‘Sing, Fly, Soar – Like a Bird!’ If you are planning an activity, add it to the official events guide. Digital events count too! As always the official website hosts artwork, including…

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MBP Annual Meeting 2021

By Connor Walsh / 6th September 2021

All MBP members are invited to our annual meeting for 2021. We will meet online, between 13.30 and 17.00 CET on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 October. The meeting will be in English with simultaneous interpretation into French. Submit your presentation for the meeting by email before 1 October. On Monday, we will have presentations…

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Register for WLI webinars!

By Connor Walsh / 3rd September 2021

In the last WLI member survey, you asked for more online training and interaction. So we are going to produce three WLI webinars every year, starting in October 2021. WLI members can register and attend the webinars free of charge. You will have the opportunity to interact with the WLI team and fellow WLI members;…

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MBP at World Conservation Congress!

By Connor Walsh / 3rd September 2021

Our work in the East Atlantic Flyway will be celebrated at the World Conservation Congress. As well as an introduction to Migratory Birds for People (MBP), attendees and viewers will also learn about our scheme to get binoculars and telescopes to wetland educators in West Africa. With partner Wetlands International West Africa’s Ibrahim Hama taking…

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East Atlantic Flyway Youth Forum

By Connor Walsh / 20th August 2021

The youth environmental movement is embracing wetlands with a regional forum for the East Atlantic Flyway! Hosted by Youth Engaged in Wetlands, the Migratory Birds for People Programme, the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, the Common Wadden Sea Secretariat, and the International Wadden Sea School, under the theme “Taking off #ForNature from Africa to the Arctic“,…

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