Vacaresti: A Wetland in Central Bucharest

„The park offers huge opportunities, for example as a centre of ecological education for the children of Romania’s capital, but there are challenges too, from littering to fire. The Vacaresti Natural Park Association has been establishing a range of international partnerships, including with the University of Arizona. And I was pleased to hear that UK connections are important to them. The London Wetland Center in Barnes, converted from disused Victorian reservoirs, and now both a major tourist attraction and important bird site, is seen as a model for the park. And the association has received encouragement from Wetland Link International, the organisation run by the UK-based Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, which runs the London Wetland Center.”

Read more on the blog of the British Ambassador in Romanian Mr. Paul Brummell

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