Russia

World Wetland Day 2017 “Birds and People” NGO – Russia

By Chris Rostron / 3rd February 2017

This Photo-Birdwatching competition dedicated to the celebration of the WWD2017 organized by the Partnership “Birds and People”, a member of the International Network of wetland eco-educational centers (NGO “Birds and People”, member of the Wetland Link International). Competitions are based on photography of birds. Participant’s aim was to photograph as many species of birds and identify them correctly as they…

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Smolensk Lakeland World Wetlands Day 2017

By Chris Rostron / 3rd February 2017

Wetlands of Smolensk Lakeland everyone can see in Smolensk On the 4th of February all beauty connoisseurs could admire the scenery and meet with representatives of the animal world of the National Park “Smolensk Lakeland” at the photo exhibition “Where the sky is reflected in the lakes.” The event was homely and warm, thanks to…

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Young researchers of nature in the Smolensk Lakeland

By Dmitri Belyaev / 7th January 2016

During the New Year holidays, the environmental school “Life of the Winter Forest” was organized in the ecological center “Baklanovo” of the Smolensk Poozerye National Park. In addition to the national park, in the conduct of classes, traditionally for such events, the non-profit partnership “Birds and People” participated. Despite the cold weather, children from Moscow,…

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Russian news from Birds and People

By Chris Rostron / 11th December 2013

For some more information on what the Russian Birds and People organisation are up to, please see their link.  They are working on the trans-boundary wetland conservation project in Belarus, Russia and the Ukraine, including plans for designation of wetland sites as Ramsar sites or IBAs (important bird areas).  The project also supports the development of…

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Russian wetland centre seminar and workshop – May 2013

By Chris Rostron / 14th May 2013

Two workshops held in Russia in early May offered a great opportunity to build the network of wetland centres, provide training, and support partners (particularly Wetlands International) in developing a Russian regional CEPA action plan. The first workshop of 13 participants from wetland centres, protected areas and existing education programmes took place in Olonets, north…

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Russia presentations, Park of Birds, Moscow

By Chris Rostron / 14th May 2013

Here are the presentations from the Wetlands International / WLI seminar at the Park of Birds, Kaluga Region, Moscow.  These are PDF versions of the originals.  For more information on any of them, please contact us at wli@wwt.org.uk or use the contact details provided on the presentation.  For ppts in Russian, please click the Russian…

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Smolensk WWD 2013, Russia

By Chris Rostron / 14th February 2013

Every year on February 2nd our planet celebrates World Wetlands Day and this year UNESCO declared 2013 International year of water ooperation, during which the countries of the world should unite their efforts in order to make water accessible to all inhabitants of the planet. On Friday February 1st, Deputy Director for environmental education and tourism…

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