WLI Oceania

Deadline extended for 1st WLI Asia-Oceania Conference

By Connor Walsh / 4th April 2024

Registration is now open for the first WLI Asia-Oceania Conference, to be hosted at Diyasaru Park. Please submit your registration by Friday 12 April, via Google Forms.  Kindly note that partial airfare sponsorship will be provided for one delegate per member center. Should you have any queries, please feel free to contact the organisers.

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Vacancy: International Engagement Assistant

By Connor Walsh / 13th February 2024

The WLI core team at WWT is hiring it’s next Assistant. The role is similar to a paid internship: it is limited to a maximum of nine months; it is fully remote; and it will pay for up to two days a week. The role supports the team’s International Engagement work, so will be about…

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What WLI did in 2022

By Connor Walsh / 1st January 2023

A summary of WLI staff and volunteers’ activities in 2022. Download PDF of Annual Review 2022 Star Wetland Centre Awards Early in 2022, 50 wetland visitor centres applied for the WLI Star Wetland Centre Awards, and in November we awarded 23 Stars. A panel of judges who had designed the awards also discussed the applications,…

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8th WLI Asia Conference Report

By Connor Walsh / 14th October 2022

You can now read the report of the 8th WLI Asia Conference. The in-person part was held in the Philippines in July. It facilitated interaction among members through discussion of specific themes on wetland centre operation and management. The Conference was also an opportunity to launch the expansion of the network to become WLI Asia-Oceania.…

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Connecting Birds and Schools in Asia-Australasia!

By Connor Walsh / 9th September 2022

The East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) is bringing our Connecting Birds and Schools video conferences to their region! We are delighted to be working with their dynamic team to bring our flagship activity to a whole new audience. If you are in that flyway, have a look at their website for a poster and information…

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WLI Asia-Oceania announced!

By Connor Walsh / 27th July 2022

At the 8th WLI Asia Conference this week, the network formally joined with WLI members in the Pacific region to create WLI Asia-Oceania. Led by the team at the Ramsar Regional Centre – East Asia (RRC-EA), WLI Asia is one of the most active regional networks within WLI. Joining forces with them not only reinvigorates…

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Work with WLI!

By Connor Walsh / 15th July 2022

UPDATE: Applications are now closed for this post. You will likely meet the Assistant through WLI soon.  The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust (WWT) is hiring a new member of the WLI team. The International CEPA Assistant is a part-time role that will supersede the former WLI Internship. The Assistant role will be for up to…

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Connecting Birds and Schools in 2022

By Connor Walsh / 14th February 2022

Do you know a school that would like to join a live video link-up for World Migratory Bird Day? In 2022 we want to run our unique video conferences in May and October. See previous examples We are partnering with Environment for the Americas, the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership, and Migratory Birds for People, to…

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30 Ideas: Noongar Language Sign, Plants and Animals of Lake Mealup

By Connor Walsh / 31st March 2021

See all 30 Ideas Title: Noongar Language Sign: Plants and Animals of Lake Mealup Description:In the Ramsar-listed Peel-Yalgorup wetlands system in Western Australia, indigenous leader George Walley from Mandjoogoordap Dreaming and specialist teacher Lee-Anne Walley from Greenfields Primary School worked together with Peel-Harvey Catchment Council to develop a sign and education resources translating the plants…

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What WLI did in 2017

By Anna Lucey / 7th February 2017

  Migratory Birds Day, May 2017 Connecting Birds and Schools 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…

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