Media Event

Migratory birds in the face of development and climate change

The event will start with a radio programme followed by field trip (birdwatching),seminar and a quiz competition. The whole exercise will last for four days and we hope to bring together students, scientists, government representatives and many more at the Aberdeen Creek (part of the only Ramsar site in Sierra Leone) that is under threats from constructional purposes (shelter, recreational facilities...).

Creating awareness on the linkage of Wetlands to migratory birds

Celebration of the World Migratory Bird Day in Liberia. This year we will focus mainly on awareness. We will try to create awareness on the importance of conserving migratory birds and create a link between migratory birds and wetlands in Liberia. Please find below the timetable for our celebration.

April 21, 2007--- Celebration program planning meeting .

April 28, 2007-- Environmental Rapid Assessment of the Mesurado Wetland (one of five ramsar Sites in Liberia).

Albatros y Petreles - Investigacion y Conservacion en Uruguay (Albatrosses and Petrels - Research and conservation in Uruguay)

Exposicion y charlas informativas sobre la conservacion de los Albatros y Petreles de Uruguay.
Estas especies se encuentran amenazadas por la captura incidental en los barcos pesqueros Por tal motivo es de vital importancia mostrarle a la sociedad uruguaya, la importancia.
(Exhibition and conference on the conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels in Uruguay - Topic: Bycatch, conservation and educational measures for the local communities in Uruguay.)

WMBD2007 Bangladesh

This WMDB 2007 activity will take place in the capital city Dhaka and the port city Chitagaong. The event will include guided bird watches, bird identifications, indoor meetings, lectures, seminars, poster & bird photo exhibitions, films, celebrating the wonders of migratory birds with art performances (music, theatre, dance and poetry recitations), children’s events (face printing, bird costume making, nature cards making, painting and bird quiz competitions), and exhibitions (bird painting, bird prints, bird photographs).

Cicogna Day (Stork Day)

Public Stork Census
White Stork/Bird Watching
Cultural games and programmes
Cooperation with schools
Conferences
White Stork Center Festival

Awareness among youth: Impact of their daily activities on the climate and migratory birds

First Event on the occasion of the World Migratory Bird Day in 2007!

Migratory birds in India have their peak in arrival in the winter season, i.e., October to early April.
Keeping this in mind, RSNH has already organized a 15 days Awareness Program on Migratory Birds in southern Rajasthan in the second half of Januray 2007. Mr. Satya Prakash Mehra (Sr. Project Officer, Bharatpur Field Office, WWF-India, Keoladeo National Park) and Mrs. Sarita Mehra (Secretary, RSNH) were the specialist of the program.

Bird migration and climate change in the Somme estuary

We will propose a conference on climate change and changes in bird behaviour, in particular in the Somme estuary. In a second part of the event, we will give a demonstration of ringing birds (passerines and other species) and we will explain on the field how to study bird migration.

Save Bird Campaign

To observe the WMBD, CREW will join hands with another NGO ARPAN (Awanti Rehabilitation Programmes and Action Networking) Society to organise a two day bird camp on May 12 and 13 for rural children, mostly belonging to the economically backward and disadvantaged families, in and around Bhopal, the Central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh.

Awareness Campaign

Audio Visual Presentation and lecture on the role of migratory birds in our lives. Guide and tips to prospective bird watchers and teach them the basic methods in safe bird watching.

Achilles Byaruhanga

NatureUganda has organised a nature walk and a boat ride on Lutebe Bay, a Ramsar site, to highlight the importance of migratory birds to the country in terms of tourism and also highlight the threats to some of the big migratory stopovers such as cut-flower growing on wetlands. It will be officiated by the head of Uganda tourism board.

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