Connecting wetland centres across the world


WLI update, February 2013

WLI Update February 2013 New Partners  Brazilian partner Onda Verde; Norwegian Ostensjovennet; APREC, Brazil; Visitor centre of Abrolhos Marine Park, Brazil; and Ilsan Lake, South Korea. WLI Russia We continue to work with Wetlands International Russia and other Russian partners to develop the wetland centre network in

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Keoladeo Sarus Cranes

As summer approaches, sarus cranes take shelter at Keoladeo National Park.  Here is a picture showing the cranes (Grus antigone) from a satellite area about 80 km from Keoladeo National Park, a world heritage and ramsar site.  Keoladeo is about 180 km south of Delhi, the capital of

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Smolensk wetlands

For the first time in the National Park “Smolensk Lakelands” 20 year existence, 2012 saw the implementation of a major project to support nesting sites for wetland birds.  It was supported by WWF, and focuses on the conservation of populations of rare bird species in these major

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WLI update January 2013

WLI Update January 2013 New Partners  Brazilian member, Mato Grosso, and a South African member, Ingula visitor centre. New virtual visits for Slimbridge and Martin Mere. Certificates of membership As a result of our recent review of members, we are about to send out membership certificates.  If you

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WLI update December 2012

New Partners  Thanks to our volunteer based at Slimbridge, Rob Werran, we have been able to spend some more time updating profiles and adding new partners, as follows: Peñita Los Jaaukis, Argentina; Miranda Shorebird Centre, New Zealand (new profile); Fundación Kennedy / Algarrobo, Chile; Loch Lomond, UK;

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WLI News November 2012

New Members Danapure, Colombia, a wetland education resource at a primary school; Klamath WingWatchers, US, a local NGO running wetland education and conservation; MónNaturaDelta, Ebro Delta, Spain, a new centre in the famous Spanish wetland. WLI Russia Recently Wetlands International Russia have been working on their project to

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Migratory bird news 2012

Our global network is well-placed to observe migrations of birds (and other creatures of course!) during this change of seasons.  Wherever you are, if you have good pictures of migrations, please send them to the WLI coordinator and we will add them to the picture gallery below.

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Darwin Scholarship 2013

The Field Studies Council (UK) is offering places for those interested in doing their course on monitoring and communicating biodiversity, due to take place in the UK from the 20th to the 30th of August 2013.   They have 25 places, and some scholarships available for a limited

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WLI six-monthly update, September 2012

WLI Update September 2012 Here’s the WLI update September 2012 – with stories of a new wetland centres at Haifeng, China and Baikka Beel, Bangladesh; exchange visits between Australia and Bangladesh, and Chile and the UK; an update from the recent Ramsar COP11 meeting; and introducing Norway’s

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Baikka Beel, Bangladesh, seeks volunteeer

At present a visitor centre is under construction at Baikka Beel, North East Bangladesh, with a combination of USAID and Chevron support.  The Centre for Natural Resources Studies (CNRS, an NGO) is looking for a volunteer with graphic /art capability as well as wildlife/environment interests, who could

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