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Migratory bird films

By Connor Walsh / 30th April 2024

Roelof Heringa shares some of the public engagement work being done around the work via films.

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Open meetings of MBP on Zoom this year

By Connor Walsh / 24th April 2024

Capacity development 2024 – 2030 15 May 2024 08.00 – 10.00 UTC A two-hour meeting dedicated to understanding how we should build or share capacity. Identifying the needs and supplies of resources in the network, and how we can share them, online or in-person. Register in advance for the Zoom call. The questions we will look…

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MBP core group

By Connor Walsh / 24th April 2024

Workshop report: International Women’s Day workshop We held an online workshop on International Women’s Day. This is an output from the 2022 capacity building meeting in Saloum where participants asked: how do we empower young women when they go out to educate and inform their communities? Alex Hughes and Khouloud Belhadj facilitated, and 33 people…

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NCF – NIGERIA – World Wetlands Day 2024

By Connor Walsh / 24th April 2024

Introduction: Wetlands are dynamic aquatic ecosystems found all over the world. It’s an area of land that is saturated with water either permanently or seasonally. It can be freshwater, brackish, or saline. World Wetlands Day (WWD) helps create awareness about the beneficial impact of wetlands on Mother Nature. WWD is commemorated every year on February…

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Maison du Lac de Grand-Lieu – France

By Connor Walsh / 23rd April 2024

World Wetlands Day This year we opened the centre to the general public at the beginning of February to celebrate World Wetlands Day. On the weekend of 3 and 4 February, visits to Lake Grand- Lieu Centre were free and we welcomed 628 visitors. As we do every year, we coordinated activities to raise awareness…

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Wadden Sea WWF – Germany

By Connor Walsh / 23rd April 2024

The East Atlantic Flyway of Coastal BirdsLess than a year after the East Atlantic Flyway Week in April 2023 an exciting book about 50 years of research and conservation successes along this migration route was published.More details about this book published in German and English.

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WWT Welney Wetland Centre – UK

By Connor Walsh / 23rd April 2024

Black-tailed godwit arrivals at WWT Welney after spring migration Spring migration is an exciting time of year, but when communities come together to follow individual birds from a specific species that excitement grows even more. The anticipation of welcoming known birds and hearing of them passing through important wetland sites is thrilling.In February the first…

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Zwin Natuur Park – Belgium

By Connor Walsh / 23rd April 2024

Large number of wintering waterbirds at the Zwin nature reserveMany waterbirds were attracted to the Zwin nature reserve during the winter of 2023-2024. The combined maximum totals of geese, ducks and waders that were counted in the period October – March exceeded 20.000 birds. Various species peaked at different times during this period, so not…

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Register: Visitor Centres Study Tour in Belgium & Netherlands

By Connor Walsh / 23rd April 2024

Eurosite’s Working Group on Nature and Recreation is hosting a Visitor Centers Study Tour in the Netherlands and Belgium. 28-30 May 2024 Registration now open Oisterwijk In and around visitor centres and entrances to nature in Holland and Flanders, we will discuss several issues of visitor management and keeping a balance between nature and recreation.…

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EOVA – Portugal – Godwit Flyway

By Connor Walsh / 23rd April 2024

Resume LIFE-project number 101113618 LIFE22-NAT-DE-LIFE Godwit Flyway 1st July 2023 – 31 Oct 2030 Coordinator: Niedersächsisches Ministerium für Umwelt, Energie und Klimaschutz, GER Beneficiary: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, NL; Universidade de Aveiro, PT; Companhia das Lezirias, PT; Natur- und Umweltschutzvereinigung Dümmer, GER and Associated Partner: Ministry of Environment, Department of Parks and Wildlife Management, Gambia Summary LIFE…

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