Connecting wetland centres across the world


Participation of our intern Adil Boulahia in a new initiative: the Flight Of the Osprey

New initiative for our intern Adil Boulahia

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WWD 2018: WCK Nakuru, Kenya.

WCK Nakuru today joined other organization in celebrating the WORLD WETLAND DAY under the banner WETLANDS FOR SUSTAINABLE  URBAN FUTURE; HEALTHY WETLANDS CLEAN TOWNS at Lake Olbolosat  ‘aplace of sacrifice in maa language’  in Nyandarua. The day was marked  in the honorable presence of the Hon Najib

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Connecting Schools and Birds 2018

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).  This year the date for WMBD is the 12th

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Steart Marshes, Somerset, UK

As part of the internship at Wetland Link International (WLI) at WWT Slimbridge, together with Kane Brides, Monitoring Assistant and Russell Frew, student in practice, I had the opportunity to visit the latest WWT centre open to the public: Steart Marshes, located in Somerset, UK. Steart is

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Migratory Birds for People: 2017 Annual Meeting

    The countdown is running: only 3 weeks left until the MBP-meeting 2017 which will take place in Remerschen, Luxembourg.   The Migratory Birds for People programme consists of +20 partner wetland visitor centres across Europe and West Africa, forming a network that follows the flight

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World Wetlands Day, Nordre Øyeren, Norway


In the wetland center of Nordre Øyeren, we celebrated the World Wetland Day with various activities primarily focusing on the children and youth. The activities included birdhouse making, bird and nature quizzes, feeding the aquarium fish and engaging with the audience, making ice art, coloring and painting,

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Russian visit to WWT Slimbridge

Baltic Fund for Nature at WWT

Colleagues from the Baltic Fund for Nature (BFN), based in St Petersburg, visited WWT Slimbridge, UK, part of their annual migration!  They met with me to discuss WLI and joint projects that we are working on, as well as to visit the wetland centres itself.  Whilst they

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MBP Annual Meet 2014

MBP annual meet, 2014 This year our colleagues at the Centre de Découverte de Scamandre hosted the annual MBP meeting at their wetland centre, home to flamingos, Camargue ponies and cattle, and part of a huge wetland complex in the region.  The meeting gave us the opportunity to

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Tongli Wetland Centre, China

Tongli wetland park, 80km west of Shanghai, has recently been designated as a national park, and has big plans to become one of China’s growing number of National Wetland Parks.  The site sits between two large lakes, and currently consists of fish ponds, market gardens, a forested

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Russia and central Asia meet in London

Irina Kamennova and Lew Young

I met with Irina Kamennova (Wetlands International Russia) and Lew Young (Ramsar regional advisor for Asia) at the London Wetland Centre – we spent a productive couple of hours exploring the site, along with their respective children, who particularly enjoyed the playground.  We (the adults!) discussed options

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