Initiatives

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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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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Cross-border wetlands conservation in the Polesie region of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine

By Chris Rostron / 14th December 2012

The border region of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine hosts one of Europe’s largest floodplain areas: the Polesie which covers more than 65,000 sqkm. The region is of immense value which makes is a cornerstone of a European network of conservation important areas. Almost all key larger mammals which are typical for undisturbed ecosystems can be found in the project…

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Birdwatching festival, Hong Kong

By Chris Rostron / 7th October 2012

As the winter advances, migratory birds in the north are embarking on a journey southward, waiting for us to greet them enthusiastically. Among the thousands of birds, some waterfowl with slender legs. They are elegant in shape, and they are more fascinating in every move. We will be quietly admiring, and it will be fascinating,…

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WLI Asia steering group, September 2012

By Chris Rostron / 1st October 2012

WLI Asia update, September 2012 Colleagues from Mai Po, Hong Kong Wetland Park, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, KFEM South Korea and WLI global met to discuss the next steps for the WLI Asia network.  Plans are now developing for a WLI Asia meeting in Suncheon in April 2013, South Korea, and Mr Zi, Tzan-hyuk is…

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WLI Russia meet, September 2012

By Chris Rostron / 1st October 2012

Colleagues from WLI Global, Wetlands International Russia and the Khakassky Reserve met on the 26th of September 2012 by skype.  Irina Kaminova updated on the Wetlands International project to develop the wetland centre network and produce a CEPA action plan for European Russia – the project is progressing well, and planning a conference and workshop in…

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WLI Asia meet, September 2012

By Chris Rostron / 19th September 2012

Colleagues from Mai Po, Hong Kong Wetland Park, Sungei Buloh Nature Pari, KFEM South Korea and WLI global meet to discuss the next steps for the WLI Asia network.

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