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Deadline approaching for MBP Annual Meeting!

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The clock is ticking for your chance to meet in person! Our East Atlantic Flyway initiative will meet at Slimbridge, UK, in October 2019, but registration closes at the end of August! The theme will be communicating scientific research at wetland centres. As well as this we

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Seventh WLI Asia Conference announced

The 7th WLI Asia Conference will be from 2–6 December 2019 in Taipei

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2019 WLI intern Adil Boulahia

Adil in the office

New WLI intern 2019/2020 Adil Boulahia introduces himself

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Creston Valley Bat Condo, Canada

Early in May a new “Bat Condo” went up on posts along the trail loop near the visitor centre. As the old interpretation centre will be removed in the near future, this new roosting structure was installed to provide “habitat” for the bats that currently live in

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Birds and Schools 2019 review

Over 160 pupils connected for World Migratory Bird Day 2019!

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Photos: Be the solution to plastic pollution

Wetland centres and educators have taken the lead against plastic pollution. As World Migratory Bird Day 2019 asks everyone to be the solution to plastic pollution, we look at how WLI members have been playing their part.    Sandspit beach- Karachi, 2007 Back in 2007, locals cleaned up

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School wetland guides, Colombia

Liceo Taller San Miguel guides

What a great school, that trains you to become a wetland guide! Danapure, the Liceo Taller San Miguel in Colombia has taught a bunch of kids so well that they have all earned certificates. They write: Today we become Wetland Guides. We are happy to make this

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Russia comes to WWT Slimbridge

Our long-time colleagues Eugene Genelt-Yanovskiy and Yulia Danilova of the Baltic Fund for Nature visited us at WWT Slimbridge, UK, and took a look at our new exhibit, a replica of a tundra research station. WWT’s historic work with migratory birds included sending out scientists to the

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EU-China NGO Twinning program 2019 deadline

Chen Qing and Chris Rostron at London Wetland Centre

Wetland centre staff in China and Europe may be interested in a direct exchange, just like the Mangrove Conservation Foundation (MCF) and Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (WWT) did last year. The EU-China NGO Twinning Exchange Program supported one-month work trips for WLI’s Chris Rostron in China and MCF’s

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Students start measuring climate change at wetland centres

A group of young people pose outside the visitor centre entrance

Our Erasmus+ project Biowet has brought young people together and started gathering data! Pupils from Dokka High School in Norway went to the UK to meet long-term volunteers from EVOA in Portugal. The host for this visit was WWT’s wetland centre at Martin Mere, and the young

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