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Fri 01 Dec 2006

Sun 3rd Dec 2006 - Happy 13th birthday, Sungei Buloh!

Category : events

In celebration of the anniversary of the official opening of Singapore's first wetlands reserve at Sungei Buloh, volunteers of NUS' Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, conduct a free walk for the public every year on teh Sunday closest to the anniversary date which is the 6th. See: sbaw.rafflesmuseum.net This year it is on Sunday, 3rd Dec 2006.

If you would like to join us for this year's walk, please register by sending an email to:

You will receive a reply.

Who is this walk for?
Anyone and even children. The walk will be conducted in the vicinity of the Visitor Centre - main bridge, main hide, mangrove boardwalk and along part of route 1. Be prepared for rain as always.

What will you hear about and see?
Hear stories about the animals, plants and the ecology of mangroves - get introduced to the economic plants, crabs climbing trees at high tide, mudskippers, snails, Archer fish, Mullets, Halfbeaks and Garfish. You will also learn about the invasions of WWII and see the view of Johor. Other gems we always hope to see: Water monitors, the resident family of Smooth-coated otters and the prize - the crocodile! It's also time for the migratory birds!

Meeting place and time
Meet at the Visitor Centre of at Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve (SBWR) at 8.00am. You can take TIBS No. 925 from Kranji MRT right to the park. Catch the 7.30am bus else you will be late.

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