Initiatives

WLI Latin America and the Caribbean

By Chris Rostron / 26th November 2014

Around 50 participants attended the recent Conference on Conservation of Wetlands in Latin America and the Caribbean, hosted by CEH (Centro de Estudios de Humedales) and WLI, in Pica, northern Chile.  The event was our first real opportunity to discuss the opportunities to expand the WLI network in Latin America, and was a great forum…

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WLI in Colombia

By Chris Rostron / 15th October 2014

Lake Tota, the Paramos and wetland education Chris Rostron, Head of Wetland Link International (WLI) took a second trip this October to support colleagues at Lake Tota, in the highlands of Colombia, the largest and highest lake in the country, but unprotected and under threat from pollution and over abstraction of water.   Working with…

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WLI News August 2014

By Chris Rostron / 21st August 2014

New Partners California Waterfowl Association, US; Holmen Wetland Centre, Norway. MBP Annual Meet 2014 (Europe) There is still time to register for the Migratory Birds for People (MBP) annual meeting, this year hosted by our colleagues at the Camargue in the south of France.  We will be focussing on practical next steps for this East…

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Migratory Birds for People – New Poster

By Chris Rostron / 21st August 2014

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 own logos and information.

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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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WLI update June 2014

By Chris Rostron / 25th June 2014

WLI Update July 2014 Earth Day in Khakassia, Russia Partners at Kahkassia celebrated Earth Day at the wetland by planting trees and running events around the environmental cultural traditions of the area.  A great way of bringing visitors along to the wetland with a variety of activities, see more here. Wetland Education Centre Handbook With…

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Volunteers for Birds and People

By Chris Rostron / 25th June 2014

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 teachers for participation in the program “Wetland Keepers”…

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WLI update April 2014

By Chris Rostron / 9th April 2014

WLI Update April 2014 New Partners Azul Ambientalistas, Venezuela; Yauza Wetland Centre, Russia; Sorae Ecology Park, South Korea. Ingula wetland walk Colleagues at Ingula wetland centre got wet and celebrated World Wetlands Day in style! The South African wetland centre took 150 participants including colleagues from a local bird-watching group and a wildlife club, walking…

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WLI update October 2013

By Chris Rostron / 22nd October 2013

New Partners  WLI North America Last minute planning for the WLI North America Webinar is taking place, to be held on the 29th of October, with speakers from wetland centres across Canada and the US, a workshop on how to evaluate CEPA activities on site, and discussions about how to develop and take forward WLI…

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WLI North America Webinar 2013

By Connor Walsh / 14th October 2013

WLI North America Webinar We held the first WLI Webinar on the 29th of October, aimed at all those working in or with wetland centres, delivering education and engagement, across Canada and the US.  The Webinar was divided into three distinct parts, and you can description and presentations below from each session.  The first session gave…

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