World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD)

WMBD 2015 Poster

WMBD 2015 Poster

09 May 2015 to 10 May 2015

Each year on the second weekend in May, dedicated organizations and people around the world plan events to mark World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) celebrating migratory birds and raising awareness about the need for their conservation. Since World Migratory Bird Day was launched in Kenya in 2006, events have been held in over 130 countries stimulating people and organizations to work together to conserve migratory birds worldwide.

Year of the Bat

01 January 2011 to 31 December 2012

The Year of the Bat was a two year long global species awareness initiative undertaken by The Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and The Agreement on the Conservation of Populations of European Bats (EUROBATS).