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Sounding Wild Exploration in Urdaibai

By Connor Walsh / 27th June 2022

The Sounding Wild Exploration (SWE) team has had a great start to their expedition, with a stay at the Bird Center in Urdaibai, in the Basque Country. The team of Axel and Ario Drioli liaised closely with Rowan Hardman of the Bird Centre. Together they figured out when and where to record sounds and take…

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Re-watch the WLI webinars

By Connor Walsh / 10th June 2022

You can watch recordings of the WLI webinar 2022 on the webinars page and on YouTube. Wetland centre designers in conversation: Anna Wilson, former Principal Consultant at WWT and Gordon Lescinsky, Hobsons Bay Wetland Centre (this is the full 30 minute version) Generation Wild, with Charlotte Levene, WWT Regional Park Salinas de San Pedro del Pinatar, with…

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WLI visit to South Korea

By Chris Rostron / 26th May 2022

Chris Rostron, WLI Global and colleagues from WWT visited South Korea with the East Asia Australasia Flyway Partnership from 16-22 June 2022 to advise on wetlands at Hwaseong, including opportunities for a new wetland centre. The team also visited Gochang Wetland Centre, a WLI member, see photo above with the centre manager Mr Jung and…

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Register for 8th WLI Asia Conference Part 2!

By Connor Walsh / 24th May 2022

We are pleased to inform you that registration for the 8th WLI-Asia Conference is now open. WLI Asia members, please register by 15 June 2022 (Wednesday) through the link here. Should you have any questions regarding the conference, please feel free to contact the organisers at WLI Asia. ★8th WLI-Asia Conference★ Date: 26-29 July 2022…

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World Migratory Bird Day May 2022

By Connor Walsh / 16th May 2022

WLI members connected their local schools together across six countries in May 2022 to celebrate World Migratory Bird Day. Within the East Atlantic Flyway, two meetings happened. Linked by the migrating spoonbills, children in the Basque Country shared a day at the Urdaibai Bird Center with children on the Dutch island of Terschelling. They made…

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Register for WLI webinar 2022!

By Connor Walsh / 4th May 2022

Join us on 8 June for a WLI webinar about wetland visitor centres and education in three continents! Find out about: Wetland centre designers in conversation: Anna Wilson, former Principal Consultant at WWT and Gordon Lescinsky, on creating the new Hobsons Bay Wetland Centre. Generation Wild, with Charlotte Levene of WWT, who manages this project enabling…

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2022 East Atlantic Flyway Youth Forum with fundraising focus

By Connor Walsh / 30th April 2022

The EAFYF 2022 will be all about fundraising. On July 9 and 10, young people (aged 18 – 30) from the East Atlantic Flyway will be able to learn from Maaike Manten in a compressed online course on grant writing in conservation, and hear inspiring stories from fellow youth who have made their conservation plans…

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World Dawn Chorus Day online

By Connor Walsh / 4th April 2022

On 30 April and 1 May, an online livestream will follow the sunrise to carry the sound of the dawn chorus live. The live stream is called ‘Reveil‘, and the organiser, an arts collective called Sound Tent, is inviting WLI members to take part. For most, this is a two-step process, where you first set…

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Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with francophone students!

By Connor Walsh / 24th March 2022

This year, students from France (Olympe de Gouges College), will meet friends from Luxembourg (Ecole Centrale Remerschen). They’ve already prepared some informations about their schools, their habits, the way the manage to protect the environment. On Friday, the 6th of may 2022, they will meet, by a video conference, at 2 PM. Some students from …

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WLI Bulletin March 2022

By Connor Walsh / 14th March 2022

Download PDF WLI World March 2022 Issue 25 of WLI World: you can both download as PDF to print, or view story-by-story here. Open each story by tapping on its title. Welcome Expand Welcome to the WLI World Bulletin for March 2022. Since we last met, the New Year has begun and we experienced the…

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