20 May 2013

Biodiversity for kids during the June school holidays

Exciting nature activities specially for kids are lined up for June school holidays! Lots of fun ways to discover and enjoy Singapore's biodiversity!
Volunteer the whole family to help in forest conservation or in rescuing horseshoe crabs. Lots of free activities including art workshops, guided walk at Chek Jawa boardwalk, see how traditional prawn farming was done, get a closer look and understanding of our wild monkeys. Or join workshops on owls, butterflies, pond life and lots more!

05 May 2013

A crab found only in Singapore!

The Singapore Freshwater Crab is one of the three known species of crabs endemic to Singapore. This means that it is unique to Singapore and not found anywhere else in the world!
The Singapore Freshwater Crab, found only in Singapore.
Here's more about these crabs and the work that has been done and needs to be done to protect them.

Wild about Nature: A look at nature groups in Singapore

Thanks to Lea Wee, there's a great feature of active nature groups in today's Sunday Times! With a "mission to celebrate and conserve what is left of the rich and diverse wildlife here, despite intense urbanisation."
The article is a great introduction to the current nature scene, including some of the most active groups and their work. You CAN be a part of this too!

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