Connecting wetland centres across the world

Americas

Birds and Schools webinar, Latin America

On the 24th of October, Wetland Link International and Environment for the Americas celebrated World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) with schools from across Latin America. About 50 students in Panama (C.E.B.G. Victoriano Chacón, Telebásica Playa Leona, C.E.B.G. Punta Chame, and C.E.B.G. Nueva Gorgona), Argentina (Escuela Municipal de

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Creston Valley Bat Condo, Canada

Early in May a new “Bat Condo” went up on posts along the trail loop near the visitor centre. As the old interpretation centre will be removed in the near future, this new roosting structure was installed to provide “habitat” for the bats that currently live in

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May 22nd, International Day of Biological Diversity

DANAPURE Wetland – Colombia With the students, we have been observing the microscopic Biodiversity in drops of water collected en our school streams and our wetland. We find a lot of life as protozoa, algae and some small arthropods, important for the balance of aquatic ecosystems, which

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School wetland guides, Colombia

Liceo Taller San Miguel guides

What a great school, that trains you to become a wetland guide! Danapure, the Liceo Taller San Miguel in Colombia has taught a bunch of kids so well that they have all earned certificates. They write: Today we become Wetland Guides. We are happy to make this

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Kansas World Wetlands Day 2019

The Kansas Wetlands Education Centre offered a special World Wetlands Day program for area junior high students. The program started off with a look at different carbon contributors and how carbon adds to climate change. Students lined up on one side of the hallway and took a

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Connecting Schools and Birds 2018

Background: World Migratory Birds Day (WMBD) takes place every year in early May, to highlight the importance of supporting migration along flyways across the world.  It is coordinated by AEWA, the African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (see links below).  This year the date for WMBD is the 12th

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5th Wetland Link International Americas Webinar

Evaluation of environmental awareness-raising activities at wetland sites Wednesday, October 25, 2017 – 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. EDT We spend a lot of time in our professional and voluntary capacities working to increase awareness through environmental education. But do we know how effective these activities are in leading to

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Wetlands for the future: Call 2017 open

The Ramsar Convention announces that applications for the Wetland Fund for the Future in the 2017 cycle are open. The advisory service is open until September 29, 2017 and the deadline for submission of proposals is October 30th. Since 1997, the Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands

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DANAPURE Wetland Cooperation Projects

Starting in October, thanks to our DANAPURE Wetland, we will start some cooperation projects with UN Colombia and the Colombian Ocean Commission. We will share with these Organizations, our environmental events and serve as headquarters to commemorate the WORLD OCEAN DAY. Our Wetland has grown in the

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5th Wetland Link International Americas Webinar

5th WLI Americas Webinar: Evaluation of environmental awareness-raising activities at wetland sites Wednesday 25th October 2017 – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT Webinar Overview: We spend a lot of time in our professional and voluntary capacities working with local communities, wetland practitioners and private sector partners to increase

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