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WLI Asia and AWS planning meeting, Korea

AWS and WLI Asia planning group

The WLI global manager and the Ramsar Regional Centre East Asia team (RRC-EA) attended the planning meeting for the Asian Wetland Symposium in November 2017, which will include the 6th WLI Asia meeting .  RRC-EA hosted the meeting in Suncheon, South Korea, and discussions with partners from the

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Society of Wetland Scientists sponsors youth art contest

Society of Wetland Scientists sponsors youth art contest Feb. 23, 2017, MADISON, Wis. –The Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) is currently sponsoring a youth art contest, open through April 2, 2017. Grades 1 – 5 should draw an image of their favorite wetland. Grades 6 – 12

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Connecting Schools and Birds along the East Atlantic Flyway

Connecting Schools and Birds along the East Atlantic Flyway  Background: World Migratory Birds Day (WMBD) takes place every year in early May, to highlight the importance of supporting migration along flyways across the world.  It is coordinated by AEWA, the African Eurasian Waterbird Agreement (see links below).

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WLI at Lowland Lakes Forum

Chris Rostron with Bouaye School

The WLI Manager attended the Lowland Lakes Forum, a network of managers of lakes in lowland areas, from the 7th to the 10th of February.  The meeting was hosted by the Maison du Lac de Grand Lieu, an active WLI member, and wetland education centre by France’s

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WLI Americas webinar, 2016

Etiquetado de cangrejos herradura; crédito: Laura Chamberlin

Sharing Tools and Approaches to Actively Engage Local People at Wetland Sites Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT This webinar was aimed at those working in wetland or environmental education and engagement within the Americas, held by Wetland Link International (WLI) Americas Network

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WLI and Japan

The WLI manager spent some time in Japan at the end of October attending a wetland NGO meeting and visited the Nakaikemi-shicchi wetland centre, south of Nagoya.  The wetland centre is based in a ‘perched bog’ habitat, located near Nagoya in central Japan, which had previously been farmed

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Flight of the Swans returns

Sacha con el trípode; fotografía: Hans Joachim

The Flight of the Swans (FotS for short) has been an epic expedition, with Sacha Dench flying by paramotor the length of the Bewick’s swan flyway, through 10 countries over 10 weeks.  Sacha and the team held events with local groups and supported scientific and research meetings too.  She met

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Russian visit to WWT Slimbridge, UK

Eugene and Yulia surprise Sacha

As part of the final Flight of the Swans celebration event at WWT Slimbridge, UK, our Russian partners Eugene and Yulia from Baltic Fund for Nature, came to help us celebrate this epic initiative.  Despite delays caused by heavy fog at Gatwick Airport, they managed to make it to

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WLI Asia Newsletter

RRC-EA team

For the latest news from wetland centres across the Asia region, please download our latest WLI Asia Newsletter.  Stories from World Migratory Bird Day in Sungei Buloh, WWT’s attendance at the INTECOL meeting in China this October, and and update from EAAFP on a Japanese Ramsar site managers meeting.    This is

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World Wetlands Day 2017

2 February, World Wetlands Day is approaching and like every year, WLI network members will be celebrating this date through lot of regional events and CEPA activities, What about you? we will be happy to hear your stories. For the 2017 edition, we invite you to join

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