Annual Review

What WLI did in 2023

By Connor Walsh / 24th January 2024

A summary of WLI staff and volunteers’ activities in 2023 Download PDF of Annual Review 2023 Small Grants launch and awards In 2023, WLI launched its first global grant scheme for members of the network. International law firm Eversheds Sutherland funded the scheme. The WLI core team assessed seventeen applications, and six WLI members were…

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What WLI did in 2022

By Connor Walsh / 1st January 2023

A summary of WLI staff and volunteers’ activities in 2022. Download PDF of Annual Review 2022 Star Wetland Centre Awards Early in 2022, 50 wetland visitor centres applied for the WLI Star Wetland Centre Awards, and in November we awarded 23 Stars. A panel of judges who had designed the awards also discussed the applications,…

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What WLI did in 2021

By Connor Walsh / 21st January 2022

Download PDF of Annual Review 2021 A summary of WLI staff and interns’ activities in 2021. 30th Anniversary In 2021 we marked 30 years since WLI was founded. It is a great achievement, and we are very grateful for all the support and project activities across our member centres and partners. Most of our celebration…

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What WLI did in 2020

By Connor Walsh / 5th January 2021

Download PDF of Annual Review 2020 The pandemic disrupted almost all work at WWT Slimbridge, where the Head of WLI Chris Rostron, Connor Walsh, and the International Engagement intern Adil Boulahia are based. After a short time working from home, Chris and Connor were placed in a government furlough scheme, meaning they were not able…

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What WLI did in 2019

By Adil Boulahia / 16th January 2020

Here’s a summary of the WLI staff and interns’ activities in 2019. Chris Rostron was invited by national NGO, Ramsar France, to participate in their flagship World Wetlands Day event. The WLI colleagues at the Lac du Grand Lieu hosted the event, with 125 guests taking part, including Ramsar Association France, the CEPA focal point…

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What WLI did in 2017

By Anna Lucey / 7th February 2017

  Migratory Birds Day, May 2017 Connecting Birds and Schools project. We facilitated 6 schools and wetland centres to take part, with a final skype conference call between three of the schools.   WLI internship: Our intern, Patricio Guerrero from Chile, started in June, replacing our previous intern Abdallah Khazene. Chilean exchange partners came to…

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