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UKUMARI Biopark ecoguides

Cartoon logo 'Ukumari Croac' 'Guardianes de los humedales'

At the UKUMARI Biopark, the local children who are responsible for the protection of the biopark’s ecosystems held a special and joyful celebration event for World Wetlands Day. With the biologists of the research centre, they are preparing to be the guides for visitors to the park,

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World Wetlands WEEK at Pointe-a-Pierre!

Video screenshot of students doing quadrant

The PaP Wildfowl Trust in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated World Wetlands week from the 2nd February to 7th February, 2020 with a variety of activities. Students participated in environmental programs such as Ecology Labs and Guided Nature Walks for the differently-abled at the Trust. The produced this

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DANAPURE celebrates World Wetlands Day in Colombia

To celebrate this important day, our students took a field trip to get to know the large wetlands located in the Dosquebradas municipality. After having made a tour of the site, they had the opportunity to take part in a conversation about the history of the place,

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Kansas Wetlands Education Center’s video for World Wetlands Day 2020

Mandy asks Rob 'whatcha doin'?

Kansas Wetlands Education Center has started a video series–and World Wetlands Day was a perfect opportunity to introduce why wetlands matter for biodiversity, plus a handy run-down on Ramsar and their own Ramsar site, Cheyenne Bottoms. You can subscribe to the whole video series, Whatcha doin Rob?

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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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