(4th) Nature Day 2002 - (3rd) Nature Day 2001 - (2nd) Nature Day 2000 - 1st Nature Day: 5th October 1997

Nature - It's for All Ages!
Nature Society (Singapore)'s 5th
Nature Day 2003

Parco Bugis Junction, 10am - 9.30pm
Friday 1st August - Sunday 3rd August 2003
Photo gallery from 2003!

Launch of Get Close to Nature project
1st August - Nature Day 2003 will mark the launch of NSS' "Get Close to Nature" posters which will brighten 51 MRT stations operated by SMRT Corporation Ltd. Made in conjunction with HSBC, the stations will bear the posters featuring nature spots in Singapore for a year. In conjunction with the launch, the Nature Society together with HSBC, will be organizing a series of guided nature walks for the public over the Nature Day weekend to nature spots identified in the posters: Singapore Botanic Gardens, the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and the Lower Peirce Boardwalk.    

 

Fun Activities for Kids and the Kid in Each of Us

For the young and young at heart are a series of Fun With Nature Workshops all day. All kids, their families and teachers are invited to learn more about birds, bugs, frogs, butterflies and fish! Guides will be sharing fun facts about animal ecology, conservation issues, pet-care and teach nature-related craftwork; fun for the whole family!

 

Exhibitions

One of the highlights of Nature Day 2003 will be an exhibition on Nature in Singapore. Students from the Students Care Service, together with their mentors from the Singapore Management University. NSS will share the wonder of nature at Khatib Bongsu, showcasing this threatened nature spot as a neighbourhood treasure and living classroom. NSS' Marine Conservation Group will be showcasing the wonders of Singapore's underwater life.

 

What is YOUR favourite Nature spot? Let us know!

Participate in an exciting nation-wide poll to find out the favourite nature spot of Singaporeans! Last year saw the hunt for nominations for a national bird - do you remember who came out tops?


T-shirt/Bag printing booth
Bring along your favourite t-shirt or canvas bag and volunteers will silk-screen or block-print one of many attractive designs on Nature on them. Better still, you may even want to do the printing yourself, in return for a small donation.


Shopping anyone?
If you are keen on shopping for nature-related merchandise, look out for nature books, t-shirts, bags, postcards - and lots more!


Naturalist Kit
Calling all young ones -- pick up a Young Naturalists' Kit for yourself from the Raffles Girls' School booth!


Kampung Nature abuzz!
In addition, there are also a lot of fun-filled activities such as henna-painting, face painting, badge- making and some traditional kampung games of years gone by.


Chek Jawa Guidebook on sale

The recently launched Chek Jawa Guidebook will be on sale. Get your copy and receive a free launch badge!
 

Meet Friends and partners 

Get an idea of what committed organizations and citizens are doing to conserve Nature for all ages. Others who will be there include Edu Outdoor Activities, Green Volunteers Network, National Environmental Agency, Singapore Environment Council, SPCA, Students Care Service, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Raffles Girls' School, Henry Park Primary School, Corporation Primary School, the National Institute of Education, the Ngee Ann Polytechnic and the Singapore Management University and many more.
 
Appreciation Ceremony

Nature Day festivities will be closed by honouring a number of NSS' most dedicated volunteers for their generous contributions of time and effort at the special Appreciation Ceremony on 3rd August 2003.


Details
Dates: Aug 1-3, 2003

Time: 10 am - 9.30 pm

Place: PARCO-Bugis Junction Atrium Area

Admission: Free. All are welcome

For more details, please contact the NSS office at nss@nss.org.sg or tel: 67412036.

 

 

Source: NSS