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The problems and prospects of wetland centers

  From 28 to 29 September for the second time a scientific and practical seminar on Wetlands “Environmental awareness on wetlands: forms and methods” took place at the Center for Environmental Education “Baklanovo,”of the national park “Smolensk Lakeland”.  At this time the participants of the event were

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MBP Newsflash

Urdaibai Bird Center displays

MBP is working with Eurosite to hold the next annual MBP meeting with support from the Natura 2000 Biogeographical Region programme.  Please click on the newsflash or visit the MBP page for more information.  The meeting will be held at the Urdaibai Bird Center, in the Basque Country, northern

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First US wetland centre visits Russia

US-Russia exchange colleauges

  As part of the US – Russia wetland centre exchange programme, funded through US Peer to Peer initiative, our first exchange of staff took place from 19 to 25 April 2015.  Two American colleagues from The Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor (New Jersey) visited the national Park “Smolensk

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Birding Rally “Geese and Swans – 2015”, Smolensk Lakeland, Russia

Dmitri Belyaev and certificates

Only on 4th of May could the birds of Smolensk Lakeland breathe easy. For three days before that, their life has been under the cameras of birding rally participants “Geese and swans-2015.” This special event was organized by the NGO “Birds and People” and our national park.

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Russian Wetlands Group meet, Bryansky Les

Participants at the Bryansky Les meeting

Birds and People held a meeting of wetland centre professionals, hosted at Bryansky Les nature reserve, on the 1st of March 2015.  Participants at the meeting discussed environmental education centres and how these could be developed and linked up more effectively.  The group also discussed how WLI

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MBP newsflash

Dear colleagues, We would like to inform you briefly about the recent developments in the “Migratory Birds for People”- network. The annual MBP-meeting in 2015 will take place on the 14th and 15th of September at the bird centre in Urdaibai/Spain. Please put this date already into

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Smolensk ‘Keepers of Wetlands – 2015’ event

Smolensk Wetland Keepers

In the national park “Smolensk Lakeland” winter ecological school “Keepers of wetland-2015” was held. From 4 to 9 December in the national park “Smolensk Lakeland” the ecological school “Keepers of wetland-2015” was held, organized in the framework of international projects for the conservation of trans-boundary wetland areas in

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Smolensk opening and WLI Russia develoment

Centro de visitantes Smolensk

New wetland center opens in “Smolensk Lakeland”, Russia  On 24th -25th ofOctober, 2014, the seminar “Russian network of educational centers of wetlands: Prospects for Development” was held in the “Baklanovo” Eco Centre, attended by a worldwide network of wetland centers Wetland Link International, international non-governmental organization Wetlands International

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Migratory Birds for People – New Poster

The Migratory Birds for People group have produced a new promotional poster that can be adapted to any wetland centre along the West Atlantic Flyway.  Check our MBP pages to take a look, or contact Chris Rostron for a publisher version that can be used with your

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MBP annual meet 2014

The 2014 annual meeting of the MBP (Migratory Birds for People) initiative will take place from the 14th to the 17th of September in the Camargue, southern France.  The Centre de Découverte de Scamandre will kindly host the meeting, providing accommodation and meeting venue, as well as

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