22 May (Sun): Celebrating Ubin’s shores

In conjunction with the International Day of Biological Diversity, members of the public will be able to appreciate Singapore’s biodiversity on the rich shores of Pulau Ubin in two fun-filled sessions.

Session 1: Introduction to mangrove and mangrove arboretum planting
Participants can get their hands dirty while contributing to mangrove reforestation efforts by planting mangrove saplings. Participants can also discover how these plants are suited to the mangrove habitat.

Session 2: Crafty crabs!
Participants can learn about the species of crabs living on the shores and mudflats of Chek Jawa. They will also engage in craft activities by folding their own kampong crabs using an assortment of leaves.

To register, interested participants can email their name, contact number and email address to nparks_pulau_ubin@nparks.gov.sg.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, and will close when all available slots are taken up, or on 11 May 2016, whichever comes first. Successful applicants will be notified by 18 May 2016. Free boat rides for successful applicants are available from 8.00am to 8.20am.

Open to all ages, children under the age of 13 have to be under parental/guardian guidance.

More details on the NParks website.

Time; 8am - 12noon
Venue: meet at Changi Point Ferry Terminal

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