8 Dec (Sat): Talk on "Discover the Natural History of Ang Mo Kio"

Did you know that the Ang Mo Kio Public Library was located in a fresh water swamp forest? What was Ang Mo Kio like before 1900? Join us in this talk on the primeval forest coverage of Singapore and find out about the natural history of Ang Mo Kio prior to 1900. Let our speaker, Mr Tony O'Dempsey, share with you some of the challenges in conserving this interesting habitat type.

About the speaker: Tony is a GIS and Remote Sensing expert working in Singapore for almost 20 years. Tony has a keen interest in both Natural and Cultural history and has applied his professional skills in the study of land use change in Singapore over the past 200 years.

Time: 7-9pm
Venue: Programme Zone in Ang Mo Kio Public Library
Website and contact: http://golibrary.nlb.gov.sg/Programmes/Other%20Happenings/44534/Discover_the_Natural_History_of_Ang_Mo_Kio.aspx