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MBP Annual Meeting 2017, Luxembourg

The Migratory Birds for People (MBP) Annual Meeting took place this year from the 8th to the 11th October, at the newly-built and very impressive Biodiversum Remerschen in Luxembourg.  This year brought together 22 partners from as far North as St Petersburg, Russia, to as far south

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MBP Annual Meeting, Luxembourg, 8th to the 11th October 2017

The Migratory Birds for People network (part of WLI) is holding this year’s annual meeting in Luxembourg, kindly hosted by Biodiversum Remerschen.  The event is free to MBP / WLI members, and will include: Sharing of good practice amongst partners from across Europe and Africa, including the

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Spoonbills ringed on Terschelling, the Netherlands

The summer has begun and so the Waddensee is populated with birds. On Terschelling that is quite noticeable. Many migratory birds have settled to feed and rest. As has the spoonbill!  For the island it is a special and striking bird. In the early spring we wait

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Vacaresti Nature Park’s Royal visitor

By an exceptional chance, the first visitor to the Vacaresti Nature Park as a new WLI member was His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.  This event (30/03/17) was possible due to His Royal Highness’ special interest in nature and thanks to great support for our project

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WLI at Lowland Lakes Forum

Chris Rostron with Bouaye School

The WLI Manager attended the Lowland Lakes Forum, a network of managers of lakes in lowland areas, from the 7th to the 10th of February.  The meeting was hosted by the Maison du Lac de Grand Lieu, an active WLI member, and wetland education centre by France’s

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Flight of the Swans returns

Sacha con el trípode; fotografía: Hans Joachim

The Flight of the Swans (FotS for short) has been an epic expedition, with Sacha Dench flying by paramotor the length of the Bewick’s swan flyway, through 10 countries over 10 weeks.  Sacha and the team held events with local groups and supported scientific and research meetings too.  She met

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Ecological status and evaluation of European lowland lakes

The Lake Grand-Lieu Centre (Loire-Atlantique department, west coast of France) is an environmental education centre contributing to scientific information and public awareness on wetlands’ protection. The centre organizes a congress on ecological status and evaluation of European lowland lakes to be held from 8, 9 and 10th February

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MBP Annual meeting, Denmark

View of Amager nature reserve

Plans are well underway for our annual meeting 2016, to be held in Denmark at the Vestamager Centre, near to Copenhagen from the 11th to the 14th September, see MBP registration form which contains the programme and registration details.  This will be followed by an optional trip to

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BirdFlyway – Urdaibai Bird center

BirdFlyway is a nature tourism project that covers a network of European wetlands that have at least two elements in common: they have a visitor’s centre and they are located on the migration route of two well-known bird species, the goose and the osprey. The project is

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Re-launching of Grange Nature centre

The Grange Nature, maison de la nature du Pas-de-Calais reopened in March 2016, and recently inaugurated by the elected officials May 7, in the presence of M. Michel Dagbert, president of Pas de Calais department and Mme Emmanuelle Leveugle, President EDEN62 and other elected officials, State representatives. Grange

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