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World Wetlands Day

World Wetlands Day is celebrated on 2 February each year. It marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea. Since 1997, wetland management and conservation groups use the opportunity to undertake events and actions aimed at raising public awareness about the convention and wetland values and benefits.

The Australian Government produces an online Calendar of Events for World Wetlands Day each year. If you have a World Wetlands Day activity that you would like advertised before 2 February 2017, please contact wetlandsmail♲

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Last updated: 30 October 2017

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Events, WetlandInfo 2012, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 23 February 2018, <>.

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