World Wetlands Day

Kansas World Wetlands Day 2019

By Samaneh Azizi / 7th February 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 step forward for each of the different actions…

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WWD 2018: WCK Nakuru, Kenya

By Chris Rostron / 30th March 2018

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 Balala Tourism and wildlife  Cabinet secretary as the Chief…

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World Wetlands Day 2018 at Hong Kong Wetland Park

By Chris Rostron / 27th February 2018

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, public lectures, workshops, bird watching guided tours, bird…

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World Wetlands Day 2017 in West Africa

By Chris Rostron / 9th March 2017

SENEGAL Nature Communautés développement, potential partner in Senegal Nature Communities NCD Development (potential partner BirdLife in Senegal), through its new Director of Programs, Aliou BAH participated in the celebration of the World Wetlands Day organized by the National Parks Department at the Ministry of Environment and Development Sustainable. In the format of a scientific forum,…

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World Wetland Day 2017 Urdaibai Bird Center-Spain

By Chris Rostron / 22nd February 2017

World Wetland Day at Urdaibai Bird Center (Spain) The Urdaibai Bird Center celebrated World Wetland Day in 2017 with an Open Doors day. The bad weather, wind, hail and rain, was not an impediment to this event, since the facilities of the center allow to enjoy with great comfort the treasures that this wonderful wetland…

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Agusan Marsh celebrates World Wetlands Day

By Connor Walsh / 4th February 2017

During the World Wetlands Day in 2017, 60 selected high school students with their teachers from the 6 secondary public schools representing the 6 municipalities surrounding AMWS had participated in the Wetlands Tour to AMWS last February 7, 2017. The activity aims to raise awareness among the youth on the importance of AMWS being a…

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WWD 2017 in Morocco with SPANA

By Chris Rostron / 3rd February 2017

SPANA Morocco and its partners Celebrate World Wetlands Day 2017       In partnership with the HCEFLCD Regional Directorate: The event was attended by 63 Kenitra civil society representatives, students and researchers. On the program of the day, three presentations on: – The National Strategy for Wetlands, by Mrs. El Asri Bouchara of DREFLCD /…

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Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2017

By Chris Rostron / 3rd February 2017

Hong Kong Wetland Park celebrates World Wetlands Day 2017   Over 150 secondary school students participated in the inter-school bird race To echo with the theme“Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction”, Hong Kong Wetland Park (HKWP) organised a series of fun-filled activities to celebrate World Wetlands Day (WWD) 2017. The activities included the winter signature event…

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World Wetlands Day 2017

By Chris Rostron / 25th November 2016

2 February, World Wetlands Day is approaching and like every year, WLI network members will be celebrating this date through lot of regional events and CEPA activities, What about you? we will be happy to hear your stories. For the 2017 edition, we invite you to join us and raise awareness around the theme “Wetlands…

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Wetland and Arenales Regional Park of San Pedro del Pinatar

By Chris Rostron / 29th February 2016

As in previous years, the Office of Socioeconomic Promotion of the Environment of the Region of Murcia, through the Visitor Service of the Regional Park Salinas and Arenales of San Pedro del Pinatar, joined the celebration of World Wetlands Day. Through several activities, aimed at boys and girls from educational centers and the general public,…

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