Initiatives

Grazing Guilds, Denmark: Amager, Copenhagen

By Dmitri Belyaev / 7th December 2015

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 grazing are booming in many nature areas. Grazing…

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World Wetlands Day 2016

By Chris Rostron / 23rd September 2015

World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on the 2nd of February, and the theme of Wetlands for our Future is being promoted over the next few years – this year it will look at Sustainable Livelihoods, exploring how people can work in and around wetlands in a positive way.  It also links to the…

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5th WLI Asia Conference – Reminder!

By Chris Rostron / 28th July 2015

The 5th WLI Asia conference will be held at the Muruay Garden Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand from the 24th to the 28th of August 2015.  The Conference offers an opportunity to share best practice, meet fellow wetland centre colleagues, learn about new resources and materials, and shape the WLI Asia network to serve you and your…

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MBP Newsflash

By Chris Rostron / 22nd July 2015

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 Spain, from the 13th to the 16th of…

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WLI Update, June 2015

By Chris Rostron / 28th June 2015

Ramsar COP12 results The 12th Ramsar Conference took place from the 2nd to the 9th of June, and gave WWT the opportunity to become the 6th IOP (International Organisation Partner) as well as adopting an updated CEPA resolution, which includes several commitments to using wetland centres as a means to raising awareness of wetlands. The…

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WLI update, May 2015

By Chris Rostron / 30th May 2015

    New Partners  We have two new Russian partners, Kronotsky and Gydansky, welcome to the WLI network. Ramsar COP12 The 12th Ramsar Conference starts on Monday the 1st of June in Uruguay, bringing together many of the 168 signatory countries. It is an opportunity to revise progress of Ramsar, agree a new strategic plan and…

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Earth Day 2015 at the Liceo Taller San Miguel, Colombia

By Chris Rostron / 11th May 2015

Earth Day 2015 at the Liceo Taller San Miguel, Colombia Biology students made posters by pasting photos to make a collage to raise awareness during Earth Day celebrations. They were allowed to do this using technology or handicraft tools as long as the background would show an important shape that represented conservation and care for the…

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WLI Update March 2015

By Chris Rostron / 30th March 2015

WLI Update March 2015 New Partners Welcome to US partners from Driftless Area Wetlands Center and John Bunker Sands Wetland Center, both part of our US-Russia exchange programme. Migratory Birds for People meeting Our recent meeting at Oostvaardersplassen was a great success: a group of ten of us worked on identifying short and long term…

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WLI Update February 2015

By Chris Rostron / 23rd February 2015

WLI Update February 2015 New Partners Welcome to our new partners from: Chile, Agrupación Defensa y Conservación Maule Mataquito World Wetlands Day 2015, 2nd February 2015 Thanks to those of you that sent stories on World Wetlands Day 2015, on the theme wetlands are our future. There have been a lot of reports from centres…

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MBP newsflash

By Chris Rostron / 21st January 2015

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 your calendar! MBP is on Facebook! Anyone in…

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