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President opens boardwalk

A woman cutting the grass robe

The nation’s president has visited WLI member in Trinidad and Tobago, Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust, to re-launch a boardwalk for the differently-abled. Speaking at the ceremony, Her Excellency Paula-Mae Weekes celebrated the boardwalk as “a symbol of the creative, forward-thinking and compassionate work of the Trust, which, since

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Pollution, the mindful and the mindset: a sustainable development project

A group of young people outside

In Trinidad and Tobago, the Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust in collaboration with The New Zealand High Commission is embarking on another exciting project, titled “Pollution, The Mindful and the Mindset”. The aim of this programme is to; create awareness in young minds by improving education, raising awareness, human

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The Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust celebrates World Environment Day!

The Trust’s visiting schools & groups celebrated with various activities linked to the theme for this year; “Connecting to Nature”. Education officers highlighted the importance and the value of protecting our environment. Visitors spent their time being at peace with nature. We also took our educational outreach

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WLI Americas webinar – attracting visitors on site

John Bunker Sands - Mussel Hunting

Date for your diary: 30th May 2017, WLI Americas Webinar IV, 3-6pm US Eastern Time Working with the US Association of State Wetland Managers, we are holding the 4th WLI Americas webinar on bringing local people into wetland sites.  The Webinar is free to join, please visit

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WLI Americas webinar, 2016

Etiquetado de cangrejos herradura; crédito: Laura Chamberlin

Sharing Tools and Approaches to Actively Engage Local People at Wetland Sites Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT This webinar was aimed at those working in wetland or environmental education and engagement within the Americas, held by Wetland Link International (WLI) Americas Network

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May 10th World Migratory Bird Day, Colombia

Liceo Taller San Miguel-Colombia Our celebration became a big party for several days. We watched videos that helped us understand the reasons why birds take the risk to go from one continent to another on their journeys; seeking to reproduce and protect their young. Children designed masks and

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First US wetland centre visits Russia

US-Russia exchange colleauges

  As part of the US – Russia wetland centre exchange programme, funded through US Peer to Peer initiative, our first exchange of staff took place from 19 to 25 April 2015.  Two American colleagues from The Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor (New Jersey) visited the national Park “Smolensk

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