Initiatives

Free CEPA consultancy sessions

By Connor Walsh / 19th January 2024

As a special New Year promotion, Alex Hughes, Project Manager, International Engagement will be offering free tailored advice sessions on MS Teams or Zoom. There are only five slots remaining, each of 30 minutes. The sessions are for any CEPA topic that you need help with, e.g. delivering live interpretation, evaluating CEPA activities, or creating…

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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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Interpretation conversations in China

By Connor Walsh / 12th December 2023

The Project Manager for International Engagement at WWT, Alex Hughes, writes this summary of her recent visit to multiple wetlands, visitor centres, and wetland communicators in China.  In November, I had the fantastic opportunity to spend nearly two weeks in China hosted by our partners at MCF (Mangrove Foundation). I connected with WLI members and…

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Pollinator habitat in Danapure

By Connor Walsh / 1st December 2023

DANAPURE wetland (Colombia). Adaptation of space as a new habitat projecwi6h native plants to attract and conserve pollinators, which allow the propagation of plants and the production of fruits though the pollen they carry. For the Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexipus) and the Asclepia curassavica , a wild species in danger of extinction and the only…

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MBP Annual Meeting at EVOA 2023!

By Connor Walsh / 27th November 2023

EVOA and Companhia das Lezírias hosted the meeting superbly at the start of October.   As in other Europe-based meetings, participants struggled to get visas, however two African members were present: Bose Kosemani of Lekki Conservation Centre in Nigeria, and Emmanuel Taye of the University of Accra.   We took part in a hide assessment…

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National bird day at DANAPURE

By Connor Walsh / 27th October 2023

In the natural scenery offered the DANAPURE Wetland and its trails that we are about to inaugurate, our students by FLYPER environmentalists who work on the identification of species by analyzing their songs, conducted a day of research to begin the construction of an inventory of possible species that have the wetland as a permanent…

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Awearness Campaign on the Conservation of the Luongo Wetland Site

By Ebuzome Chukwuike / 3rd August 2023

Awearness Campaign on the Conservation of the Luongo Wetland Site In a dedicated effort to preserve the precious ecosystem of the Luongo Wetland Site, the ADAMA volunteer team embarked on a transformative awareness campaign. This initiative was designed to educate and engage the riverside communities situated along the breathtaking landscape of the Luongo Wetland Site,…

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A walk through the encañizadas of the Salinas y Arenales de San Pedro del Pinatar regional park

By Connor Walsh / 28th July 2023

Las Encañizadas is a unique corner of the Murcian coastline where you can find tranquillity and wild nature. To reach this place we recommend you to cycle about 4 km along the cycle path that starts next to the old Quintín mill. When you pass the second mill, the Calcetera, the east wind will bring…

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Reopening of the Lake Grand-Lieu Centre!

By Connor Walsh / 28th July 2023

Back to MBP homepage The Lake Grand-Lieu Centre reopened its doors to the public on Saturday 27 May 2023, after a 5-month period of works and closure!  Visitors were able to discover the new exhibitions in the visitor centre and the Pavilion, and they took advantage of the 17th National Nature Festival to participate to…

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Sounding Wild – Virtual Wadden Sea Experience

By Connor Walsh / 28th July 2023

For three days in June/July the Wadden Sea Visitor Centre Nationalpark-Haus Husum hosted the “Sounding Wild Immersive Experience” presented by Axel and Ario Drioli. More than 100 visitors took a dive and immersed into the Virtual Reality impressions, videos, pictures and wildlife sounds previously recorded in the Wadden Sea. The Sounding Wild Immersive Experience is…

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