22 Jun (Thu): Kids Mangrove Forest Critter Watch at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Join Cicada Tree Eco Place on this special walk. Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve is one of Singapore’s most treasured nature sites. It opened in 1993 and is visited by thousands every year, from families to schools and tourists.
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve Extension boardwalk
Our route will take us onto level dirt trails and wooden boardwalks into the Mangrove Forest. This very important Nature Reserve is a wildlife wonderland. Here many kinds of unique living things can easily be observed and studied in their natural homes in the wild. The mangrove and coastal forest ecosystems here are homes to an incredible diversity of birds, reptiles, mammals, fishes, crustaceans and insects, all quite easily encountered.

The unique Mangrove Forest is the main ecosystem in this Reserve, home of the Giant Mudskipper, Tree-climbing Crabs and large monitor lizards. The river at Buloh has several resident Saltwater Crocodiles. Although now off-season for migratory birds, many native species can be seen including the kingfishers, tailorbirds, herons and waterhens. The coastal waters here are very rich in marinelife, with shoals of Mullet, Puffer, Milkfish, Archerfish and Garfish coming into the river and mangrove ponds. Participating kids will be tasked to write up a list of the wildlife encountered.

Please register by emailing participants’ name/s, ages of kids, phone number of contact participant to Andrew at: andrewtay.sg@gmail.com . More details and instructions will be given upon registration. Payment in cash or cheque will be collected at the activity. Cheque to be made payable to: ‘Cicada Tree Eco-Place’. All kids must be accompanied by at least 1 adult guardian. Kids get info-sheets and native wildlife stickers for our kids’ activities.

Time: 9am to 11am
Meeting & end point: Wetland Centre of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
Cost: $13 per participant, free for kids of participants aged 6 yrs and below
Website: https://www.facebook.com/cicadatreeecoplace/

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