Americas initiatives

Garden for the attraction and conservation of pollinators

By Connor Walsh / 9th February 2024

Thank you to the pupils and teachers of Liceo Taller San Miguel, who share their different World Wetlands Day 2024 activities. We celebrate the World Wetlands Day by building a garden in favor of the attraction and conservation of pollinators, among which we can find the Monarch butterfly, a species that in our zone is…

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Empowering Communities in Santa Cecilia

By Khouloud Belhadj / 5th January 2024

The workshop in Santa Cecilia, Colombia, brought students from Liceo Taller San Miguel together with kids from Afro-Colombian communities. Led by Luz Stella Tisnes Ocampo, the participants expanded their activities beyond the Danapure wetland, engaging with various communities to exchange knowledge and experiences.     The journey to Santa Cecilia was more than just a…

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Connecting Birds and Schools in 2022

By Connor Walsh / 14th February 2022

Do you know a school that would like to join a live video link-up for World Migratory Bird Day? In 2022 we want to run our unique video conferences in May and October. See previous examples We are partnering with Environment for the Americas, the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership, and Migratory Birds for People, to…

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WLI Americas webinar, 2016

By Connor Walsh / 10th November 2016

Sharing Tools and Approaches to Actively Engage Local People at Wetland Sites Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT Tagging horse-shoe crabs. Credit Laura Chamberlin This webinar was aimed at those working in wetland or environmental education and engagement within the Americas, held by Wetland Link International (WLI) Americas Network and the…

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WLI N. America Webinar II

By Connor Walsh / 26th June 2014

 WLI N. America Webinar II – Handbook on Best Practice for Wetland Education Centres 30th July 2014, 1pm to 3pm (Eastern Time) The recent production of a Handbook dedicated to best practices at Wetland Education Centres by the Ramsar Convention and ERF (Environmental Ecosystems Research Foundation, South Korea) with support from WLI offers a great resource…

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The Kennedy Foundation visits WWT Slimbridge

By Chris Rostron / 14th August 2013

The Kennedy Foundation visits WWT Slimbridge On the 22nd and 23rd of July, Peter Kennedy, Director of Fundación Kennedy- a Chilean NGO working on wetland conservation- visited WWT Slimbridge in order to discuss some options for joint work and mutual cooperation. The most relevant issues discussed were: –  The possibility of organising and delivering a WLI…

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