4 Jun 2022

4-25 June: Pesta Ubin

Celebrating our special island, Pulau Ubin! Check out the community activities organised for Pesta Ubin starting this weekend. Many are free but require registration.
Pesta Ubin is happening from 4 June to 25 June 2022! This year's theme is "The Ubin COMMONS" as we hope to support and preserve the unique community and to bring all Organising Groups, Villagers, and the Public to come together to celebrate the best of Pulau Ubin.

More details on the Pesta Ubin blog.

10 Jun (Fri): Tiga Trail with Kayakasia

The TIGA TRAIL Good things come in threes! This trail explore the trinity of a rock, an island, and a river aptly named Tiga (translated into “3” from malay). Suitable for families and beginners for its easy distance and variety of scenery (including a beach stop for kids).
Date: 10 Jun (Fri)
Duration: 7.30am - 12.30pm
Distance: 8km Level: Suitable for families & beginners
Start/End: Punggol Jetty
Price: $95 per person ($50 for kids under 12 years old *inclusive all kayaking equipment (inflatable double kayak suitable for beginners), guides, complimentary late breakfast, & adventure
Registration: https://wa.me/message/QJCSHHRJIZQKM1

5 Jun (Sun) 9-11am: Croc & Friends - FREE Guided Walk at Sungei Buloh

Learn about estuarine crocodiles at Sungei Buloh! Drop by to have a chat with Bernard anytime within the 2 hour period that he is stationed at the Main Bridge. 


More about our crocs in Smile, Singapore got crocodile!

Every Saturday: Free guided walks at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Free weekly Saturday walks at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve has resumed!
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve: Mangrove boardwalk
Each Saturday, there is a walk with a different theme. More details and registration on the NParks website.

25 Jun (Sat): "Crab, Claws and Colours" - free online drawing for kids

Get Crabby with Dr Lee Bee Yan. Learn fun facts about crabs and draw crabs in creative ways! Suitable for ages 7-12.
Date: 25 Jun (Sat)
Time: 10-11am
Virtual event by zoom. More details and registration

Intertidal and shore walks with Young Nautilus (Jul-Aug 2022)

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.

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.

30 Apr 2022

22 May (Sun): Virtual talks on exploring our shores

Exciting talks offered during the Festival of Biodiversity! A Singapore Sign Language (SgSL) interpreter will be present for the session.


"Where the wild things are: marine edition" by Iffah Iesa
Iffah Iesa started her journey as a volunteer for NParks’ Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey and is now a Scientific Officer (Curator) from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum. She will be sharing about the great diversity of life in our seas and her love for medusozoans (jellyfishes).

"Are you “shore”?" by Loh Kok Sheng
Loh Kok Sheng has over 15 years of experience surveying Singapore’s shores and will be sharing tips on how we can best enjoy and appreciate our shores. 

Date:  22 May (Sun)
Time: 3pm

Register to participate in the Zoom session (limited slots available!), or stream the webinar live on the NParksSG YouTube channel.

More details on the NParks website

17 Apr 2022

ReefX: Call for volunteer divers

ReefX is a public citizen science programme to train recreational scuba divers in gathering reef survey data to support local reef research and conservation efforts. An initiative by non-profit conservation group Marine Stewards in collaboration with NParks.

Photo from Marine Stewards

The two-month programme will accept an intake of 25 experienced scuba divers, to allow for focused and personalised training of highly specialised research tasks. There will be 3 intakes running from July - December 2022. 

11 Mar 2022

20 Mar (Sun): Talk on "Conserving Coral Reefs in Singapore"

What are some of the ongoing conservation efforts and how can we balance urban development and nature? Join us to learn more about coral reefs in Singapore and what you can do to protect our natural heritage! 

Presented by Kikuzawa Yuichi, Marine Biologist, Tropical Marine Science Institute, National University of Singapore.

Date: 20 Mar 2022 (Sunday)
Time: 5 - 6 pm
Venue: Zoom

More details and registration



Intertidal and shore walks with Young Nautilus (Apr-Jun 2022)

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.


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.

17 Feb 2022

5 Mar (Sat): "A City in Nature for coastal resilience" zoom talk

As sea levels rise due to climate change, how can we keep our coastlines safe cost-effectively while ensuring a liveable environment and flourishing biodiversity? Can natural habitats and urban infrastructure work together in harmony to mitigate and adapt to climate change?
Living reefs at East Coast Park, May 2021
Corals (and seagrasses) have settled naturally
on the artificial shores of East Coast Park.
Join Jonathan and Zestin from NParks and guest speaker A/P Dan Friess of the NUS Centre for Nature-based Climate Solutions as they share about how we can utilise the myriad benefits of our coastal habitats to make a more climate-resilient Singapore and Southeast Asia.

NParks City in Nature Webinar: A City in Nature for coastal resilience 
Date: 5 Mar (Sat)
Time: 10-11am
More details and registration on the NParks website