Dmitri Belyaev

Flight of the Swans launch, London

Flight of the Swans, Europe

By Dmitri Belyaev / 29th January 2016

Flight of the Swans, Europe  WWT’s record-breaking proposal to fly the migratory route of the Bewick’s swan by paramotor has been launched!  Partners gathered at the Royal Geographic Society in central London, 27th January, to celebrate (see picture, right, with paramotor in the background).  In September 2016, our colleague, Ms Sacha Dench, plans to fly from Arctic Russia, to…

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Young researchers of nature in the Smolensk Lakeland

By Dmitri Belyaev / 7th January 2016

During the New Year holidays, the environmental school “Life of the Winter Forest” was organized in the ecological center “Baklanovo” of the Smolensk Poozerye National Park. In addition to the national park, in the conduct of classes, traditionally for such events, the non-profit partnership “Birds and People” participated. Despite the cold weather, children from Moscow,…

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Chilean visit to WWT Slimbridge

By Dmitri Belyaev / 10th December 2015

I had the good fortune of visiting Slimbridge this past November (2015). The purpose of my visit was to understand in greater detail how a wetland centre works, how WWT has developed the wetland centre concept, what type of activities are carried out in order to give life to that concept and which are the…

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Osprey flyway project, Urdaibai, Basque Country

By Dmitri Belyaev / 7th December 2015

The “Ospreys flyways linking communities” environmental education project has been organised in Urdaibai Bird Center for the second year in succession in collaboration with the Basque Government and the Provincial Administration of Bizkaia. This environmental education project about Ospreys allows students from different parts of the Basque Country and other countries share an educational experience…

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Grazing Guilds, Denmark: Amager, Copenhagen

By Dmitri Belyaev / 7th December 2015

In the nature reserve “Amager” we have no less than 4 volunteer Guilds for grazing.  Three of them are with cows and one with sheep. We have got two new herds just this year. And it is the same message in the entire country that herds for grazing are booming in many nature areas. Grazing…

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