Connecting wetland centres across the world


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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

MBP Annual Meet 2014

MBP annual meet, 2014 This year our colleagues at the Centre de Découverte de Scamandre hosted the annual MBP meeting at their wetland centre, home to flamingos, Camargue ponies and cattle, and part of a huge wetland complex in the region.  The meeting gave us the opportunity to

Read more

Smolensk and WLI Russia event, October 2014

For those involved in WLI Russia, you may be interested in attending the event planned for the 24th and 25th of October 2014.  Smolensk are launching their newly refurbished centre, and taking the opportunity to discuss how the WLI Russia network can develop with key partners.  To

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

Volunteers for Birds and People

Volunteering Opportunity for Birds and People, Russia NGO ‘Birds& People’ is inviting volunteers to participate in ecological school ‘Wetland keepers’ which will be held on 1-7 August 2014, in the village Bentsy of Zapadnodvinskiy district of Tverkaya oblast, Russia.  The aims of the school are to train students and

Read more

Earth Day Celebrations in Russia

Earth Day celebration in Khakassia The Khakassky reserve took part in organizing events for Earth Day, Russia’s largest environmental holiday, held in the city of Abakan, Shirinsky and Tashtypsky districts.  National Earth Day in Khakassia, called Chir Ine, has been celebrated every year on April 22nd since

Read more

The WLI network is endorsed by the Ramsar Convention on wetlands and coordinated by WWT.


Wetland Link International
WWT Slimbridge, Gloucestershire, GL2 7BT, UK
T: +44 (0) 1453 891214
E: Twitter: @wetlandlink