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Europe

Pink footed geese at Martin Mere, UK

Pink footed goose

WWT and especially, WWT Martin Mere has a long history with the Icelandic Pink-footed geese (Anser brachyrynchus). These geese spend their summers breeding in the highlands of Iceland. However as the weather deteriorates and day lengths draw in, the geese leave their tundra oasis, to find winter

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Grazing Guilds, Denmark: Amager, Copenhagen

Выпас скота членами организации по выпасу

In the nature reserve “Amager” we have no less than 4 volunteer Guilds for grazing.  Three of them are with cows and one with sheep. We have got two new herds just this year. And it is the same message in the entire country that herds for

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Bid for EU Life Communication project?

The latest MBP core group meeting took place in the Oostvaardersplassen. One of the subjects was a joint project with possible LIFE funding. Partaker in the meeting was Wim van Hooff, expert in the field of European funding acquisition. He made unequivocally clear that LIFE funding starts

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Funding opportunity for “Migratory Birds for People” in progress……

Project: “The Black-tailed Godwit – King of the meadows” In the context of Leeuwarden Cultural Capital 2018 a bid for an Erasmus grant is requested in which Staatsbosbeheer Terschelling also participates. The Godwit features as a symbol for the preservation of bio-cultural diversity in Europe. At our

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Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative to work more closely with MBP

At the recent AEWA MOP6, the Wadden Sea Flyway Initiative (WSFI) held a one-day workshop Strengthening cooperation and World Heritage sites along the East Atlantic Flyway in Africa, to which we were invited. At the event, it was agreed that WSFI would find it useful to work

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New Russian natural reserve being created

Партнерство «Птицы и Люди» занимается подготовкой документации для создания заповедника,

NGO ‘Birds & People’ is taking part in making a new state natural reserve on Bolshoe Vasyuganskoye Marshland (Boloto), which covers 1,5 million hectares – equal to a third of the territory of Denmark. Bolshoe Vasyuganskoye Marshland (Boloto) the biggest wetland system of the northern hemisphere, it accumulates 3-10 mln tons

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Autumn Ecological school “Wetland keepers”

Wetland keepers workshop, Smolensk

On 16-21 November Ecological school “Wetland keepers” was held in National Park “Smolenskoe poozerie”. It was organized by NGO ‘Birds& People’ and Department of ecological education of the National Park. The participants were the members of school forestry “Forest Guard” of Kovalev Technological College (Zapadnaya Dvina). The program

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AEWA MOP6

Informal MBP West Africa meet

The African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (AEWA) held its sixth Meeting of the Parties (MOP6) in Bonn, Germany, from the 9th to the 14th November, bringing together contracting parties to the treaty, as well as other NGOs and observers.  The Migratory Birds for People network (MBP, the East Atlantic version

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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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