Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network

WHSRNews: Alerts and Updates

24 March 2015: WHSRNews Special Note

In partnership with SalvaNatura and Quetzalli, the WHSRN Executive Office is carrying out participatory workshops to build local capacity for shorebird conservation at Jiquilisco Bay in El Salvador and Delta del Estero Real in Nicaragua this April and May.

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02 February 2015: WHSRNews Special Note

The theme for the 2015 World Wetlands Day is "Wetlands for Our Future." There are 36 WHSRN Sites throughout the hemisphere that are also designated Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance.

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11 September 2014: WHSRNews Update
On 5 September 2014, the WHSRN Hemispheric Council approved Bahía de Tóbari in Sonora, Mexico, as a WHSRN Site of International Importance - the 90th site in the Network!

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28 August 2014: WHSRNews Update
World Shorebirds' Day is 6 September 2014 and WHSRN Executive Office staff are celebrating it in many ways. Take part in events throughout the hemisphere by finding a WHSRN Site near you. For ideas on ways to celebrate shorebirds at your WHSRN Site, see our previous Update (8 August).

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08 August 2014: WHSRNews Update

Be part of the international network of shorebird scientists, conservationists, and enthusiasts participating in the first annual World Shorebirds’ Day on Saturday, 6 September 2014.

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26 March 2014: WHSRNews Alert
The boreal spring is a particularly magical time of year for nature, and a particularly awful one for human error of industrial proportions.

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04 March 2014: WHSRNews Special Note
Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences announces the selection of Dr. Rob Clay as the new director of the WHSRN Executive Office, starting 1 May 2014.

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21 October 2013: WHSRNews Update
The Wilson's Plover Conservation Plan, authored by Margo Zdravkovic of Coastal Bird Conservation/Conservian, Inc., is now available online.

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