Oceania

EAAFP and WLI meet at Slimbridge

By Connor Walsh / 19th July 2022

The WLI team met the Communications Officer of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP) this month. Vivan Fu visited WWT Slimbridge wetland centre for a packed afternoon. We discussed plans for Ramsar COP and for the Flyway Youth Forum, among other topics. We will follow-up on these with virtual meetings. Vivian also got to see…

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Youth think tank Competition EAAF

Youth Think Tank Competition for the EAA Flyway

By Connor Walsh / 1st November 2021

Here’s a great opportunity for young wetland conservationists in the East Atlantic Flyway. The EAAFP is organising a Youth Think Tank Competition; to help potential participants with their application, they are running a workshop on 6 & 7 November, register by 2 November. Poster summarising the workshop, with registration QR codes The Competition aims to…

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INTECOL CEPA workshop

WLI at the 11th INTECOL Wetland Conference

By Chris Rostron / 18th October 2021

WLI’s Chris Rostron attend (virtually!) the 11th INTECOL wetland conference, hosted by New Zealand partners. He actively participated in sessions on how to engage people in wetland conservation, the pros and cons of citizen science (featuring a recently published survey on the state of the world’s wetlands that we co-authored), a workshop on developing a…

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Kids and indigenous guide

30 Ideas: Noongar Language Sign, Plants and Animals of Lake Mealup

By Connor Walsh / 31st March 2021

See all 30 Ideas Title: Noongar Language Sign: Plants and Animals of Lake Mealup Description:In the Ramsar-listed Peel-Yalgorup wetlands system in Western Australia, indigenous leader George Walley from Mandjoogoordap Dreaming and specialist teacher Lee-Anne Walley from Greenfields Primary School worked together with Peel-Harvey Catchment Council to develop a sign and education resources translating the plants…

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World Wetlands Day at Serpentine a great success

By Chris Rostron / 19th February 2013

About 300 people joined the National Wetland Trust on the 3rd of February at Lake Serpentine/Rotopiko to celebrate the start of the National Wetland Centre project. After a brief site blessing by local iwi Ngati Apakura and talks by supporters and the two co-founders, attendees took a walk up a virtual ‘garden path’ showcasing our…

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