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Event Seeking Volunteers for 14th January 2017 International Waterbird Count in Tanzania

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism in collaboration with Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) is organizing an International Waterbird Count in all water bodies and wetlands accessible in the United Republic of Tanzania on the 14-15th January 2017. We are seeking for experienced volunteers from different parts of the world to join hand in making the activity a success.

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Period [14/01/2017 - 15/01/2017]
Event location All wetlands of Tanzania TAWIRI, Box 661, Arusha
Host TAWIRI
Contact person Dr. Ally K. Nkwabi
Email address: ally.nkwabi@tawiri.or.tz
+255 (0) 769 958 177
Geographical coverage Tanzania, Africa, Asia, Europe, America,
Keywords coastal waters, Lakes, wetlands, count, waterbirds,

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism in collaboration with Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI) is organizing an International Waterbird Count in all water bodies and wetlands accessible in the United Republic of Tanzania on the 14-15th January 2017. We are seeking for experienced volunteers from different parts of the world to join hand in making the activity a success. Lecturers in Ornithology will be a resourcefully not only to the activity but also to the application of the tools and skills to their students. We welcome colleges from different places, Malihai Club of Tanzania, Universities (SUA, UDSM, MWEKA, UDOM etc), Conservation Training Centre (PASIANSI-Mwanza and LIKUYU Sekamaganga in Namtumbo etc) to volunteer in this activity.

This count will feed on the national and international data base of waterbirds (IWC). If you have knowledge on waterbirds please contact Mr. Ally Nkwabi from TAWIRI with addresses provided below the organizer of the event, associated fuel costs will be provided to some groups because of small funds available. Please feel free to ask any questions. Let we organize ourselves so that we can know who will count where, I encourage to volunteer yourself to make the exercise possible and successful.