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US-Russia Wetland Centre Exchange

Bird watching at Cape May

The final workshop for our Russian-US wetland centre exchange programme took place 19th to the 21st October, at The Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbour, New Jersey, US. Three WLI member centres from the US and three from Russia exchanged staff, to spend time learning about how each other

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US-Russia exchange visit No. 3 – Khakassky

Khakassky Visitor Centre

On June 14-20, Director Katrina Moyna and Board Member Scott Boylen from the Driftless Area Wetlands Centre in Marquette, Iowa, visited Khakassky State Nature Reserve near Abakan, Russia, as part of the Russia-USA Wetland Center Exchange Program. The Driftless Area Wetlands Centre was one of three Wetland

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World Environment Day 2015

poème gagnante

The Pointe-a-Pierre wetland centre, Trinidad and Tobago, has made an excellent short video showing what they did for World Environment Day this year.  Bringing young people into the wetland to find out why it’s so important, encouraging them to take action to protect nature and running a

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Earth Day 2015 at the Liceo Taller San Miguel, Colombia

Earth Day 2015 at the Liceo Taller San Miguel, Colombia Biology students made posters by pasting photos to make a collage to raise awareness during Earth Day celebrations. They were allowed to do this using technology or handicraft tools as long as the background would show an important

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Ramsar Webinar, North America

Oak Hammock reserve

Have you ever wondered what role a specific wetland plays in the international scheme of things?  Does it have international significance?  What can be done to protect and promote its unique contributions?  If so, then you should attend this webinar on Ramsar in the US and Canada on

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Oak Hammock migratory bird exhibit

carved bird

Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre unveils a neotropical migratory bird exhibit. Rare bird carvings donated by Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary in Barbados The exhibit re-creates the sights and sounds of a tropical mangrove wetland. It features a rare collection of 22 life-size bird carvings by the Skeete

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