29 Sep 2020

15 Oct (Thu): Paddling Sungei Simpang with Kayakasia

A leisurely paddle into Khatib Bongsu, one of the last riverine mangrove on our shores. Suitable for kids and families, if you have never paddled before, this trip would be a good introduction.
Photo by Say Chong

Participants will learn about the Giant Fig, snails, rubik cubes, lobsters, and why there are plenty of babies in the mangrove. Be inspired by the "beauty and brains" of this riverine system.


28 Sep 2020

14 Oct (Wed): Khatib Bongsu River Trail with Kayakasia

Suitable for beginners and families with kids. Explore this almost forgotten natural river. Paddling underneath the hanging roots of an immense Fig, or the canopied creeks, this is one of the most beautiful river trails in Singapore.

Highlights (depends on time):
Mangrove Tunnel
Rhizophora Flooded Forest
Mixed Flooded Forest
Avicenna Flooded Forest

26 Sep 2020

26 Sep (Sat): Virtual tour of Chek Jawa

Join this virtual tour of Chek Jawa by NParks.
This is part of Ubin Day celebrations, the highlight of Pesta Ubin.

26 Sep (Sat): Working with Nature to restore our mangroves

Check out this talk on how we can restore mangroves without planting! By Prof Dan Friess who will also share about the Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M) Initiative.

Date: 26 Sep 2020
Time: 11:20am to 12:30pm

This talk is part of Ubin Day celebrations, the highlight of Pesta Ubin.

24 Sep 2020

Kusu Island pilgrimage 17 Oct to 19 Nov 2020

During the annual pilgrimage, thousands of visitors are expected to visit Kusu Island from 17 Oct to 19 Nov 2020.  Expect delays due to crowd control measures at Marine South Pier. Parking at the Pier is likely to be limited.
Reefs near the temple at Kusu Island
Check out Jerome Lim's awesome blog post for a glimpse into the history behind Kusu Island and the pilgrimage.

20 Sep 2020

30 Sep (Wed): Kayak Ubin's 4 Rivers with Kayakasia

Explore the hidden waterways which crisscross Pulau Ubin. Ubin 4Rivers (Kekek Trail) explores 4 waterways of this intricate river system, linking them in a closed loop within the island.
This is an adventurous trail suitable for beginners and intermediate paddlers alike.


12 Sep 2020

26 Sep (Sat): Talk on "Capturing Wild Moments"

Singapore's shores got otters, sea turtles, crocodiles and more! Learn how to photograph and interact safely with them. Join Bernard Seah, who will share insights and ethical practices for photographing our wildlife. 
Bernard is a wildlife photographer and a volunteer with the Otter Working Group

Date: 26 Sep (Sat)
Time: 10.30am - 11.30am

7 Sep 2020

12 Sep (Sat): Talk on "Finding Community in Conservation"

Friends of Marine Park is an initiative supporting the Sisters’ Islands Marine Park. Our speaker will share how community collaboration and their ‘kampung spirit’ have been key to making waves in marine conservation.

Hear from Ms Sam Shu Qin, on her experience volunteering with Friends of Marine Park on NParks Spotlight – Festival of Biodiversity Edition!

Date: 12 Sep (Sat)
Time: 10.30am

Register to be part of the Zoom session (Limited slots!) 
or stream the talk live on the NParksSG YouTube channel.

6 Sep 2020

9 Sep (Wed): Talk on "Muddy Mudflat!"

Mudflats are important habitats for a range of mud-dwelling animals such as molluscs, worms and crustaceans. During low tides, these exposed treasures provide migratory shorebirds a crucial and rich source of food during their stopovers.
Want to know where you can find mudflats in Singapore, and what animals can be found there? Join Lester Tan from the marine conversation group of Nature Society (Singapore) on a fun learning adventure on our mudflats and its secrets!

5 Sep 2020

6 Sep (Sun): Registration opens for FREE walk at St John's Island on 4 Oct (Sun)

Registration opens on 6 Sep (Sun), 10am for this FREE guided walk at St John's Island on 4 Oct (Sun) at 10am.
This free 90-minute guided tour will be held on the first Sunday of every month. NParks volunteers will introduce you to the key features along the St John’s Island Trail and includes the Sisters' Islands Marine Park Public Gallery.

4 Sep 2020

14 Sep (Mon): Paddling Sungei Simpang with Kayakasia

A leisurely paddle into Khatib Bongsu, one of the last riverine mangrove on our shores. Suitable for kids and families, if you have never paddled before, this trip would be a good introduction.
Photo by Say Chong

 Participants will learn about the Giant Fig, snails, rubik cubes, lobsters, and why there are plenty of babies in the mangrove. Be inspired by the "beauty and brains" of this riverine system.


3 Sep 2020

5 Sep (Sat): Talk on "Fireflies: The Untold Stories"

Fireflies can be found in Singapore's mangroves! Find out more about them at this special talk this Saturday. Part of celebrations of our natural history museum's fifth anniversary.

Fireflies: The Untold Stories
Date: 5 Sep (Sat)
Time: 11:25 am to 12 pm
Register early! https://www.eventbrite.sg/e/117351237711