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WLI Bulletin April 2018

Patiripantes del taller 'la Cultura y los Humedales', Vlim, Alemania

Please see our April Bulletin for the latest WLI stories from our outgoing intern Pato Guerrero, WWT’s Cambodia conservation activities, the Ramsar Culture Network and plans for the coming World Migratory Birds day event linking schools along the flyway.  If you would like to submit a story

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Russian Visit to WWT Slimbridge

Baltic Fund for Nature Colleagues Visit WWT Slimbridge, UK Eugene and Yulia from BFN visited us at Slimbridge today to discuss opportunities for joint work in Russia, and their progress on the WLI Russia network.  They are working on three interpretation sites in the Leningrad region, around

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Singapore team visiting WWT Slimbridge

Was lovely to have Sharon Chan and the Singapore team visiting WWT Slimbridge today, and hear about the great conservation work they are doing. Slimbridge has changed since Sharon last came in 1983! Here we are in our Kingfisher Cafe of our wetland centre.

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World Water Day

The 22nd of March is World Water Day, a chance to raise awareness of the importance of water for humans and wildlife.  This year’s theme is Nature for Water, focussing on Nature Based Solutions (NBS), including SuDs (sustainable drainage systems), treatment wetlands, reconnecting rivers to floodplains, farm

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Connecting Schools and Birds 2017

Drawing of different birds

Connecting Schools and Birds in the East Atlantic Flyway On Thursday the 11th of May, MBP’s Connecting Birds and Schools project took place, with pupils from across seven schools in Europe and West Africa visiting their local wetlands, and preparing a report on migratory birds.  they visited

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WLI Internship Applications 2018-19 now open!

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust hosts the Wetland Link International (WLI) initiative, a support network for those working in wetland centres that deliver CEPA activities (Communication, Education, Participation and Awareness) at wetland sites. The network has over 300 members, and forms part of Ramsar’s CEPA programme, as

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Ramsar Culture Network Workshop

Patiripantes del taller 'la Cultura y los Humedales', Vlim, Alemania

Ramsar Culture Network – Vilm Workshop The Head of WLI, Chris Rostron, attended a Ramsar Workshop on Culture and Wetlands, on the island of Vilm on the Baltic coast of Germany.  The workshop addressed the role of culture in delivery of effective wetland conservation, and brought together

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Youth Art Contest 2018 – Society of Wetland Scientists

Society of Wetland Scientists 2018 Youth Art Contest The Society of Wetland Scientists is currently accepting submissions for its Youth Art Contest. All artwork must be submitted online by April 2, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. GMT. This year’s theme is Wetland Wildlife. Age Categories + Grades 1

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Hong Kong Wetland Park

Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2018 To echo with the theme“Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future”, Hong Kong Wetland Park (HKWP) organised a series of fun-filled activities to celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) 2018. The activities included the winter signature event Bird Watching Festival,

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WLI Russia 2018

The Workshop of Wetland Link International-Russia was held on 1st February 2018 in Tver on a platform of the First All-Russian Ornithological Congress. 56 people from 16 regions of Russia, as well as the Republic of Belarus, Switzerland and UK – representatives of international, governmental, scientific and

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