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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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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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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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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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WLI Americas webinar, 2016

Etiquetado de cangrejos herradura; crédito: Laura Chamberlin

Sharing Tools and Approaches to Actively Engage Local People at Wetland Sites Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT This webinar was aimed at those working in wetland or environmental education and engagement within the Americas, held by Wetland Link International (WLI) Americas Network

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Webinar on involving people in wetlands in the Americas

Etiquetado de cangrejos herradura; crédito: Laura Chamberlin

If you work in wetland or environmental education and engagement within the Americas, Wetland Link International (WLI) Americas Network and the Association of State Wetland Managers invite you to join us for a webinar to learn about practices specifically designed to successfully engage local stakeholders at wetland

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Ramsar Americas team visits Slimbridge

Ramsar’s senior regional representative for the America’s, Maria Rivera, and her colleagues Sophia and Sara visited Slimbridge and the London Wetland Centre, the first time that Maria has been to the UK! She met with the Head of WLI as well as with WWT Consulting, and was

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