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World Wetlands Day

Looking for Bittern

bird called bittern

Natur&ëmwelt – BirdLife Luxembourg and Biodiversum nature center led a public event looking for Bittern in the Ramsar area Haff Réimech near Schengen. At least two of these mysterious winter visitors are spending the winter months in the reedbeds of Luxembourg’s first Ramsar area. Some 20 people

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Kansas World Wetlands Day 2019

The Kansas Wetlands Education Centre offered a special World Wetlands Day program for area junior high students. The program started off with a look at different carbon contributors and how carbon adds to climate change. Students lined up on one side of the hallway and took a

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World Wetlands Day in France

Chris giving a presentation

World Wetlands Day is officially launched in France at a national event, held at a different wetland site each year to begin the celebrations. This year the WLI/MBP colleagues at the Lac du Grand Lieu hosted the event, with 125 guests taking part, including Ramsar Association France,

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New Zealand Celebrates WWD 2018 with a Bioblitz

Bioblitz at NZ National Wetland Centre

Colleagues from New Zealand marked World Wetland Day with a Bioblitz at Lake Rotopiko at the National Wetland Trust’s site.  Schools came to take part in the bioblitz, and it was supported by research agency Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research.  Dr. Monica Peters won a competition run by

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Eje Cafetero, Colombia

In the Eje Cefetero, where you find important Wetland areas, a day to remember the importance of them was celebrated with the participation of the aqueduct companies who are in charge of looking after these beautiful places that benefit us all in the region. The event was

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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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Hong Kong Wetland Park

Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2018 To echo with the theme“Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future”, Hong Kong Wetland Park (HKWP) organised a series of fun-filled activities to celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) 2018. The activities included the winter signature event Bird Watching Festival,

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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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