Shore exploration for kids with Young Nautilus (to Jun 2019)

Join Young Nautilus to explore our own coastal backyard in Singapore, and take a closer look at the amazing animals! Expose your children to science and nature, see in action what they have learnt in schools about wildlife! Here's their public programmes until June.
Founded by educators equipped with degrees in Life Science and Marine Biology, Young Nautilus is an education enrichment partner for schools and families that provide fun and engaging science learning journeys. By fostering a deeper understanding of the world and the dynamic changes that shape it, we enrich what are taught in the MOE syllabus.


20 Apr (Sat): FREE Talk on "Spawn Stars"

Once a year, Singapore's corals have an orgy of explosive sex! It usually happens around the fourth month, around four days after the full moon.
Here's an awesome video clip by Vincent Choo of mass coral spawning.
What is going on and how can ordinary divers help to document this spectacular nature event in our own waters? Come for Dr Karenne Tun's talk to find out more! No registration required.

May-Jun 2019: Special FREE nature walks at Pulau Ubin for Pesta Ubin

Registration NOW OPEN! ONLY for Pesta Ubin! Join these FREE walks by expert naturalists who will reveal the secret wild side of Pulau Ubin, the last unspoilt island of Singapore. Includes Chek Jawa, walks along Ubin mangroves, and one of its more remote beaches.
Photo by MJ Mohammad.
Join the volunteers of Strix Wildlife Consultancy and friends for a special nature walk. Expect amazing encounters and delightful discoveries during this special walk. As well as fascinating stories about the history and heritage of Pulau Ubin.


Balloons - NOT worth celebrating!

Thanks to Rachel Mark and Cassandra Chai for highlighting the deadly impact of balloons on our marine life!
Infographic part 1
They share more about the harmful effects of balloons, some misconceptions and alternatives to balloons for your party and celebrations!


All islands cleared of asbestos and open to the public

"All asbestos waste on the islands managed by SLA has been cleared safely" says the Singapore Land Authority in media articles. They are now open to the public again.
Jetty at Pulau Hantu Kecil
Pulau Hantu Kecil
SLA said that the asbestos "most likely" came from roof sheets, and was discovered in April 2018 by their contractors during maintenance and upgrading works on St John's Island. Since then, the following islands have been checked for and cleared of asbestos: Pulau Hantu, Kusu Island, Seringat-Kias, the Sisters Islands and Pulau Ubin.


31 Mar (Sun): Dive clean up at Lazarus Island with Our Singapore Reefs

Calling divers who want to make a difference for Singapore's marine life! Places are limited, sign up now!

Register with Our Singapore Reefs at http://bit.ly/2TNt96l or email oursingaporereefs@gmail.com for more information!

Celebrating Singapore Shores Forever!

As International Year of the Reef 2018 comes to a close, the community launches Celebrating Singapore Shores forever!
16 Mar (Sat): Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek
More than 20 marine community groups came together for an evening of fun. FREE, no registration required. Specially for kids and the family with games and prizes, nature walks and films.

Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek was organised by Lepak in SG, the National Parks Board and Celebrating Singapore Shores, with the support of Marina at Keppel Bay.

Here's some of the highlights!

16 Mar (Sat): Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek

More than 20 marine community groups are offering an evening of fun. FREE, no registration required. Specially for kids and the family with games and prizes, nature walks and films.
16 Mar (Sat): Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek
As International Year of the Reef 2018 comes to a close, the community launches Celebrating Singapore Shores forever!

9 Mar (Sat): Easy nature guiding - a FREE workshop

Registration now open! Join this FREE workshop on nature guiding without tears or fears!
Families on a guided tour at Pasir Ris Mangrove Boardwalk
Always wanted to be a nature guide? Want to be a better nature guide? This workshop is just for you! First timers and existing nature guides are welcomed. Find out what makes a good nature guide (psst, not knowledge, as most people think!).

FREE visit to Raffles Lighthouse: March and April 2019

Sneak a peek at what makes Singapore a bustling maritime nation and visit Raffles Lighthouse. Join the MPA Learning Journeys (#2019SMW Edition)!
Registration will commence on 8 March 2019, 12.00pm and end on 17 March 2019, 5.00pm. Slots are limited and will be assigned on a balloting basis.

Sign up at bit.ly/2TeydQ9

*Participants have to be at least 18 years old for Raffles Lighthouse Tour and 13 years old for Sea Tour.

19 Apr (Fri): Kayaking Sungei Simpang

Join Nature Society (Singapore) for this leisurely paddle into one of the last riverine mangroves on our shores. If you have never paddled before, this trip would be a good introduction.
Kayakers will learn about the Giant Fig, snails, rubik cubes, lobsters, and why there are plenty of babies in the mangroves. Be inspired by the "beauty and brains" of this riverine system.

Closing Date for Registration: Mon, 1 April 2019