Connor Walsh

WLI Bulletin March 2024

By Connor Walsh / 22nd March 2024

Download PDF WLI World March 2024 Issue 29 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 your latest Wetland Link International newsletter.           WLI plays a role supporting the Convention on Wetlands in its Oversight Panel…

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Preview: Star Award questions

By Connor Walsh / 8th March 2024

Your wetland centre Organisation name Address Website Your job title What makes your centre special? Maximum 250 words   Section 2. Facilities   2.1  Accessibility and inclusion 2.1.a. Direction signs off site (e.g. on approach to centre, multilingual if appropriate) 2.1.b Do you have a website with clear directions and centre details? 2.1.c Is the…

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World Wetlands Day 2024 summary

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2024

2024 was another strong year for World Wetlands Day activities, as you can see on the official World Wetlands Day website. Here’s a summary from the WLI network. Our friends at MedWet ran a social media campaign on the year’s theme, which they called #WetlandsForHumans. One of their spotlights was this post about the Head…

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Vacancy: International Engagement Assistant

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2024

The WLI core team at WWT is hiring it’s next Assistant. The role is similar to a paid internship: it is limited to a maximum of nine months; it is fully remote; and it will pay for up to two days a week. The role supports the team’s International Engagement work, so will be about…

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WLI membership survey 2023

By Connor Walsh / 12th February 2024

The WLI core team at WWT welcomes your input as WLI members by email all year round: is how to reach us.  We also use online surveys to get a wider sweep of feedback in a short period. In late 2023, 46 WLI members took part in our survey. At more than ten percent…

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Garden for the attraction and conservation of pollinators

By Connor Walsh / 9th February 2024

Thank you to the pupils and teachers of Liceo Taller San Miguel, who share their different World Wetlands Day 2024 activities. We celebrate the World Wetlands Day by building a garden in favor of the attraction and conservation of pollinators, among which we can find the Monarch butterfly, a species that in our zone is…

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Dr Mumba visits London Wetland Centre

By Connor Walsh / 7th February 2024

Dr Musonda Mumba, Secretary General of the Convention on Wetlands, and Flore Lafaye de Micheaux, Europe Senior Regional Advisor for the Convention, visited WWT in London on the 6th and 7th of February. They visited the London Wetland Centre, where Dr Mumba had volunteered when she studied in London during the early 1990s. Pictured here…

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What WLI did in 2023

By Connor Walsh / 24th January 2024

A summary of WLI staff and volunteers’ activities in 2023 Download PDF of Annual Review 2023 Small Grants launch and awards In 2023, WLI launched its first global grant scheme for members of the network. International law firm Eversheds Sutherland funded the scheme. The WLI core team assessed seventeen applications, and six WLI members were…

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Magic of interpreting natural patterns

By Connor Walsh / 23rd January 2024

The staff and pupils at Liceo Taller San Miguel and its Danapure wetland have created a beautiful book celebrating a recent project. Lichens, Messengers of Nature, is a way for school children to empathise with nature. They explore their wetland, and when they find lichens, they examine the patterns the lichens make. They ‘reverse engineer’…

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1st promo image for 1st WLI Asia-Oceania conference 2024, showying Diyasaru Park

First WLI Asia-Oceania Conference announced!

By Connor Walsh / 22nd January 2024

Diyasaru Park will host the first ever WLI Asia-Oceania Conference! From 17 to 21 June, the Park and RRC-East Asia will: Facilitate interaction among members through information and experience-sharing sessions, and Explore opportunities for future collaboration among the members. Registration will open in February 2024. For more information and contact details, see this PDF document.

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