Connecting wetland centres across the world


WLI at Ramsar Offices, Switzerland

Group photo at Ramsar offices

WLI was represented by Chris Rostron at the Ramsar Standing Committee 53 (SC53) which met at the Secretariat offices in Switzerland in the last week of May, and looked at plans for the next Ramsar Conference, as well as many areas of work that the Ramsar Convention is

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WLI Americas Webinar, 2017

On Tuesday the 30th May we held the 4th WLI Americas webinar with the Association of State Wetland Managers.  With speakers from the US, Puerto Rico (see their poster, right), Canada and Colombia, we covered a range of topics around the theme of how to engage local

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World Migratory Bird Day 2017, Bangladesh


Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) has been working to establish a bridge between human and nature besides biodiversity conservation since the very beginning of its journey as an organization. BEDS has been regularly observing diverse national and international days with honour and pride beside doing different

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World Biodiversity Day, 2017, Bangladesh

BEDS workshop

Bangladesh Environment and Development Society (BEDS) celebrated World Biodiversity Day 2017 at the grass-roots level in Bangladesh, adjacent to the Sundarbans mangrove Forest area focusing on this year theme “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”.  The aim of our celebration is to make people aware about the importance, necessity and conservation

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International day for Biological Diversity

The 22nd of May is the UN International Day for Biological Diversity, see their website here for more information.  This year’s theme is biodiversity and sustainable tourism, very appropriate for many wetland centres that encourage visitors into their sites.  The UN has resources and links on its site

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WLI Bulletin, May 2017

Community oyster harvest, Senegal

The WLI update May 2017 is now available, with stories from wetland centres in Canada and Romania, an update on WWT’s Flight of the Swans expedition, an opportunity to report on your wetland as part of a global survey, and how the network is developing in West

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WLI Americas webinar – attracting visitors on site

John Bunker Sands - Mussel Hunting

Date for your diary: 30th May 2017, WLI Americas Webinar IV, 3-6pm US Eastern Time Working with the US Association of State Wetland Managers, we are holding the 4th WLI Americas webinar on bringing local people into wetland sites.  The Webinar is free to join, please visit

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WMBD in Colombia II

Birds are free, let them fly!  From the San Miguel School, Colombia

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WMBD at Naturum Takern, Sweden

takern video

  Connecting Schools and Birds along the East Atlantic Flyway 11th may 2017 Naturum Tåkern and Fridtjuvberg school, Ödeshög, Sweden. On Thursday the 11th may, children from grade 5 in Fridtjuvberg school, Ödeshög municipality took part in the event “Connecting Schools and Birds along the East Atlantic

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WMBD Colombia

Liceo San Miguel

GLOBAL BIG DAY, a day when the day birds flew the highest. We borrowed their wings and understood their freedom.  San Miguel School, Colombia

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