Connecting wetland centres across the world


WLI update for November 2013

WLI Update November 2013 New Partners  Welcome to the Isla de Santay, Ecuador, and see the updated site for the Pointe-a-Pierre wetland centre, Trinidad and Tobago. New Manual on Best Practice for Wetland Centres ERF and Seosan city worked together to hold a very useful workshop to

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Fundacion Kennedy update, Chile

Fundacion Kennedy update In Zapallar, we ran a Photography Competition with the Municipality of Zapallar and the University of Valparaiso. The idea was that the children and adults could participate drawing and taking pictures of the beautiful wetlands located at Zapallar.  Also we did many wetlands classes at

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Distance learning course for wetland educators

Last year we worked with London South Bank University, the RSPB, the Field Studies Council and Botanic Gardens Conservation Internationl (BGCI) to run a distance-learning pilot course for those delivering environmental education on site.  The course was well received, and is now being relaunched, open for application

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WLI update October 2013

Takern hide

New Partners  Uitkerkse Polder; ICEA; WWF Bolivia WLI North America Last minute planning for the WLI North America Webinar is taking place, to be held on the 29th of October, with speakers from wetland centres across Canada and the US, a workshop on how to evaluate CEPA

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Darwin Scholarship Programme

The FSC (Field Studies Council, UK) has been running the Darwin Scholarship programme since 2008 and has had over 110 scholars from 44 countries so far.  If you are under 35, have a first degree in Biology or similar, and you are interested in becoming a ‘better naturalist’, then

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WLI Bulletin, September 2013

Please see our latest 9th WLI bulletin, including news from some case studies from Belarus and the new Suncheon International Wetland Centre, update on a new Wetland Centre Manual currently being developed, and news from Ramsar’s CEPA programme.

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WLI / EAAFP Joint Newsletter

We have worked with the East Asia Australasia Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) to produce a joint WLI EAAFP update, including news from wetland centres across the region that are delivering CEPA activites on site.

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Cleaning of Wetlands: Quebrada de Mirasol, Algarrobo, Chile

School Children at Ras al Khor

New Partners  Iwokrama, Guyana; WWF Bolivia; new website for Cap Tourment, Canada;  and the first wetland centre in the UAE, Ras al Khor. WLI North America Final call for the WLI North America workshop! The WLI N America steering group put together a stimulating programme on evaluating

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SuDS for Schools Project

SuDS for Schools Have you ever wondered… Where is all the rainwater flowing over hard surfaces such as school’s roofs and roads going? Is there anything we can do with it? An interesting project began in October 2011 in order to improve the health of streams and

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Papudo Agua Salada estuary project

The Kennedy Foundation for Wetlands Conservation, Chile, is now developing a proyect called “Conserving Agua Salada Wetland through Public Participation”.  This project was presented to the Ministry of the Environment in 2012 by Catalina Costa, who works as a volunteer for the Foundation, and the NGO received around US$10,000 which enables

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