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World Wetlands Day 2018

DANAPURE, Colombia

Our youngest students and their families celebrated World Wetlands Day, with displays for the whole educational community, showing the importance of these ecosystems for the health of our planet. Another group became sponsors of an urban wetland, which is in the Botanic Garden of the Technical University

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WWD at Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust, Trinidad and Tobago

Everyone at the Pointe-a-Pierre Wildfowl Trust celebrated World Wetlands Day, a particularly relevant theme as the wetland centre is based within a petrochemical plant, surrounded on all sides by industrial land, but thriving just the same.  A great example of a functioning urban wetland.  Many groups visited

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Khabeki WWD event 2018, Pakistan

Khabeki Conservation & Information Center: As mentioned above, we celebrated WWD 2018 at Khabeki Conservation & Information Center (KCIC) and engaged school children and the general public. With the help of an Ornithologist from WWF-P, we portrayed the significance of Khabeki wetl and and waterfowls visiting this

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Rahim Yar Khan WWD 2018, Pakistan

World Wetlands Day lecture

Rahim Yar Khan: A seminar was held at Agricultural Training Institute in which more than 200 people of different backgrounds participated. College students, instructors, agriculturists and media person were there to have insight on wetlands and their importance in urban areas. A comprehensive and targetted presentation was

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WLI Russia 2018

The Workshop of Wetland Link International-Russia was held on 1st February 2018 in Tver on a platform of the First All-Russian Ornithological Congress. 56 people from 16 regions of Russia, as well as the Republic of Belarus, Switzerland and UK – representatives of international, governmental, scientific and

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WWD 2018, Lac de Grand Lieu

For World Wetlands Day 2018, the Grand-Lieu Lake Wetland Centre organised different activities (workshops, field trips and conferences) with local organizations.  Although not usually permitted, people can go boating on the lake with wildlife managers of the nature reserves and with professional fishermen.  We are also planning workshops

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