Almost 25 participants from the Netherlands, Germany and Denmark met at Groningen University on 7-8 March to exchange information on the application of drones as a new method in counts of coastal bird colonies.
In 2016, CWSS initiated an annual jour fixe of the Secretariats of the three German natural World Heritage sites aimed at exchanging information, fostering synergies and increasing their visibility among German World Heritage sites.
The website of the International Wadden Sea School (IWSS) has a new face and many new features.
In their June meeting, the Interreg North Sea Region Programme’s Steering Committee approved the project “PROWAD LINK”.
CWSS is pleased to welcome Sergio Rejado Albaina, the new Regional Flyway Coordinator for Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), to the CWSS premises!
Water and sediment are constantly moved around by the tide and wind. They form the Wadden Sea. Its ecological, cultural and economic development is determined by these daily changes. The trilateral Wadden Sea consists of a number of joined sediment-sharing inlet systems.
With a 13-percent increase of counted individuals since 2017 and a steady growth for more than ten years, the grey seal has re-established a stable stock in the Wadden Sea area.
The Interreg NSR project 'Building with Nature' submitted a short video for the video competition of the Interreg North Sea Region Programme. From ten entries this video was chosen as the winner.
On 18 May, the Wadden Sea ministers adopted the Leeuwarden Declaration at the 13th Trilateral Wadden Sea Conference.
World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It has a global outreach and is an effective tool to help raise global awareness of the threats faced by migratory birds, their ecological importance, and the need for international cooperation to conserve them.