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30 Ideas: Educational signage

By Connor Walsh / 21st April 2021

See all 30 Ideas Title: Educational signage Description: At Lekki Conservation Centre, charts about different emerging environmental issues are printed as stickers and pasted on a wooden stand around the hall of the welcome center. This is a form of awareness creation to visitors to the park while waiting to access the reserve. Learning and…

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Young people haul full trash bag

Finima Nature Park’s World Wetlands Day 2020

By Connor Walsh / 26th February 2020

Finima Nature Park joined the rest of the world in commemorating World Wetlands Day 2020 through three days of events. Day One The event kicked off on the 29th of January, 2020 with a discussion session led by Miss Grace Alawa, a lecturer from the Department of Zoology, River State University of Science and Technology. Different stakeholders…

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POSTPONED: WWT International Engagement Internship

By Connor Walsh / 2nd February 2020

POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC We have postponed this internship until later in 2020. Thank you for your interest, and we hope you can apply later in the year. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook or subscribe to our emails to find out when the internship is available again. The WLI internship is getting a new name in 2020! The role…

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What WLI did in 2017

By Anna Lucey / 7th February 2017

  Migratory Birds Day, May 2017 schools and birds project. We facilitated 6 schools and wetland centres to take part, with a final skype conference call between three of the schools.   WLI internship: Our intern, Patricio Guerrero from Chile, started in June, replacing our previous intern Abdallah Khazene. Chilean exchange partners came to work…

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WWD 2017 in Morocco with SPANA

By Chris Rostron / 3rd February 2017

SPANA Morocco and its partners Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2017       In partnership with the HCEFLCD Regional Directorate: The event was attended by 63 Kenitra civil society representatives, students and researchers. On the program of the day, three presentations on: – The National Strategy for Wetlands, by Mrs. El Asri Bouchara of DREFLCD /…

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Connecting Schools and Birds along the East Atlantic Flyway

By Chris Rostron / 3rd February 2017

Connecting Schools and Birds along the East Atlantic Flyway  Background: World Migratory Birds Day (WMBD) takes place every year in early May, to highlight the importance of supporting migration along flyways across the world. It is coordinated by AEWA, the African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (see links below). This year the date for WMBD is the 10th of May…

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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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