Americas

East Lyme and Niantic

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About The main purpose of the trust is to preserve the lands but there are many educational walks. Pamphlets and maps are available and there are educational talks for adults and children. Posters and RAMSAR materials are used extensively for interpretation. Management and funding The trust has a president, Kathryn Stillwell Burton, and an executive…

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Dwight K Shellman Caddo Lake Ramsar Wetlands Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

  About The Caddo Lake Ramsar Wetlands Center is located in Karnack, Texas on the grounds of the the Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The Center opened in 2009 and features general information about Caddo Lake as well as the RAMSAR convention. The Refuge itself has a Visitors Center as well next door which focuses…

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Snow geese, Cr Chris Benson

Ducks Unlimited (Canada) Conservation Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Corbett Brook Marsh is located in the University of New Brunswick (UNB) Woodlot. This wetland site is a cooperative undertaking between Ducks Unlimited Canada, the University of New Brunswick and the Forestry Ranger School of New Brunswick. The main trail is groomed and is ideal for cycling, jogging or walking. Built in 1984, this…

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Driftless Area Wetlands Centre

By Chris / 8th March 2018

  About Driftless Area Wetlands Centre Funding support: City of Marquette, grants, and donations Number of staff: 1 Number of visitors per year: 4,500 Overall aims of the centre Our mission is to provide a unique learning experience that connects people to the natural world and empowers them to positively impact their local environments. Description…

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Tunquen Wetland Nature Sanctuary “Humedal Tunquén” (Chile)

By Chris / 8th March 2018

About Name of centre Tunquen Wetland Nature Sanctuary “Humedal Tunquén” (Chile) Name of organisation: Corporación Humedal Tunquén Funding support: Private funds/ Currently seeking government support Number of staff: 9 Number of visitors per year: Not determined yet Overall aims of the centre To maintain the natural balance of the Tunquen Wetland´s wildlife through an integral…

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Fort Whyte Alive

By Chris / 8th March 2018

  About Interpretive Centre & Lake, FortWhyte Alive Number of staff: 23 Full time, 15 Part time Number of visitors per year: 110,000 Overall aims of the centre FortWhyte Alive is dedicated to providing programming, natural settings and facilities for environmental education, outdoor recreation and social enterprise. In so doing, FortWhyte promotes awareness and understanding of…

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