World Wetlands Day, Feburary 2 2017


Every year on February 2nd  World Wetlands Day is celebrated.

It marks the adoption of the Ramsar Convention in Iran in 1971.

Currently there are 2,243 Ramsar sites world wide covering a total surface area of 216,338,080 ha, this is an area slightly larger than Mexico !

This year to mark the day the Travis Trust will be combining with Avon-Ōtākaro Network  for a walk from the Travis education center to the Mahinga Kai Exemplar on Anzac Drive.

There will be members from both groups there to talk and answer questions.

We will be leaving the education center at 5:45 pm  and the end time will be appx.  7:30 pm back at the education center.

The round trip is 5.5 km.

Bring drinks and nibbles if you want to.