Europe

WWT London Wetland Centre

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

  About The site is a 44 hectare (105 acre) mosaic of recreated UK wetland habitat including open water, reedbed, grazing marsh, ponds, wet woodland and flooded meadow. It is situated in Barnes in SW London and benefits from the city’s extensive transport links. Organisation name: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Funding support: Operates as a…

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WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

  About The centre is c450 acres of saltmarsh and mudflats and create freshwater wetland alongside Loughor Estuary in Carmarthenshire, part of the Burry inlet and Carmarthen Bay. It is an SSSI, SAC and RAMSAR site; it also has a captive collection of wildfowl from across the world and is visited by c50,000 visitors each…

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WWT Castle Espie Wetland Centre

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

About WWT Castle Espie has a wild reserve and a collection of wildfowl from around the world. The centre consists of a series of flooded quarries which were used in the nineteenth century for limestone and clay extraction. The site adjoins Strangford Lough, one of the most important marine sites in Europe, and the centre affords…

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WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

  About WWT Caerlaverock aims to conserve wetlands and their diversity by bringing people closer to wildlife at the centre with proframmes of formal and non-formal education. Management and funding WWT is funded by membership subscriptions and through visitor admission fees and secondary spend in the nine centres. Gifts, donations, legacies and grants provide extra…

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WWT Arundel Wetland Centre

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

  About WWT Arundel Wetland Centre is one of nine wetland centres run by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), an international wetland conservation charity in the UK. Management and funding: WWT Arundel is funded by visitor income, membership subscriptions and trading subscriptions and trading income from shop, venue hire and restaurant. Gifts, donations, legacies…

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WWT Washington Wetland Centre

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

  About Washington Wetland Centre Funding support: WWT Number of staff: 21 Number of visitors per year: 66,000 Overall aims of the centre: AS A VISITOR CENTRE : WWT Washington is a riverside oasis in the urban sprawl where you can get up close to the wild world and become part of an inspiring north…

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Visitor centre wetland Ilene

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

  About Vestfold county governor Funding support: Norwegian directorate of environment and self-generated income Number of staff: 1.2 full time equivalent Number of visitors per year: 15,000 Overall aims of the centre Through information and positive experiences we want to raise awareness among the general public and young people, about the importance of nature and…

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Văcărești Natural Park

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

  About Văcărești Natural Park Association (VNPA) Funding support: The funding is ensured through sponsorships. Bucharest City Hall, partner in administration, will support some of the park’s management activities. Number of staff: 6 From 2014, more than 2000 visitors/ year walked the paths of Văcărești, most of them school children. As the conditions for visit…

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Urdaibai Bird Center

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

  About Aranzadi Society of Sciences Funding support: Regional Government of Biscay, Kutxabank Number of staff: 10 Number of visitors per year: 20,000 Overall aims of the centre Urdaibai Bird Centre wants to achieve a deeper knowledge of the birds and their habitats in Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve, for establishing tools for the protection and the…

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Uitkerkse Polder Bezoekerscentrum

By digital@wwt.org.uk / 7th March 2018

  About Natuurpunt vzw Funding support: Public donations and membership Number of staff: 1 Number of visitors per year: Centre: 10,000 – 15,000, Nature reserve: 100,000 – 150,000 Overall aims of the centre Providing general information, education, courses, guided tours. Description of the centre The Uitkerkse Polder is a +500 hectare wetland, part of the…

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