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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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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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4th WLI Americas Webinar, recording ready to view

Union Island, Caribbean, photo: Orisha Joseph

On Tuesday the 30th May we held the 4th WLI Americas webinar with the Association of State Wetland Managers.  With speakers from the US, Puerto Rico, Canada and Colombia, we covered a range of topics around the theme of how to engage local people at your wetland

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WLI Americas Webinar, 2017

On Tuesday the 30th May we held the 4th WLI Americas webinar with the Association of State Wetland Managers.  With speakers from the US, Puerto Rico (see their poster, right), Canada and Colombia, we covered a range of topics around the theme of how to engage local

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WLI Americas webinar – attracting visitors on site

John Bunker Sands - Mussel Hunting

Date for your diary: 30th May 2017, WLI Americas Webinar IV, 3-6pm US Eastern Time Working with the US Association of State Wetland Managers, we are holding the 4th WLI Americas webinar on bringing local people into wetland sites.  The Webinar is free to join, please visit

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Society of Wetland Scientists sponsors youth art contest

Society of Wetland Scientists sponsors youth art contest Feb. 23, 2017, MADISON, Wis. –The Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) is currently sponsoring a youth art contest, open through April 2, 2017. Grades 1 – 5 should draw an image of their favorite wetland. Grades 6 – 12

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