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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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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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Moscow Birds and People update, June 2015

Moscow´s Cup of Birding Competition May 24 in National Park “Els island” will held the 2nd Moscow´s Cup of Birding Competition “Spring 2015”. The Competition is supported by the Office of Protected Areas Department of Natural Resources and Environmental  Protection of the City of Moscow and GPBU “Mospriroda”. The 2nd

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Kronotsky State Natural Biosphere Reserve

Kronotsky State Natural Biosphere Reserve

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Gydansky State Natural Biosphere Reserve

Gydansky State Natural Biosphere Reserve  

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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 visit to WWT Slimbridge

Baltic Fund for Nature at WWT

Colleagues from the Baltic Fund for Nature (BFN), based in St Petersburg, visited WWT Slimbridge, UK, part of their annual migration!  They met with me to discuss WLI and joint projects that we are working on, as well as to visit the wetland centres itself.  Whilst they

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