NParks Spotlight - Understanding Our Local Biodiversity When Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - Sat, 25 Jul 2020 10:30AM - 11:30AM Where Various locations,across Singapore Online Get Directions Who Families and nature enthusiasts Contact us Email CIN@NParks.gov.sg Tickets Free Event Each talk is open to a maximum of 85 participants Open to all NParks Spotlight is a new series of weekly online talks that features our in-house experts from the National Biodiversity Centre division. They will share about the fascinating creatures and habitats that can be found right here, in our City in Nature. This series is hosted on Zoom, with limited slots available for each talk (maximum of 85 participants). The talks will also be streamed live on our YouTube channel, to allow everyone to enjoy them. Join us online on Saturday mornings, 10.30 - 11.30am! Date Title/Synopsis 4 July 2020 Rainforest Wonders Presented by: Mr. Lua Hock Keong Deputy Director / Biodiversity (Terrestrial) National Biodiversity Centre Rainforests are essential sources of food and materials. They also keep our planet cool. Discover what lies within their verdant greenery - from genial giants, to the myriad life forms they hold. This session features a special segment to celebrate World Firefly Day. This talk has been fully subscribed. Watch the live stream here. 11 July 2020 Sunny Islands Set in the Sea Presented by: Mr. Jonathan Tan Manager / Biodiversity (Coastal & Marine) National Biodiversity Centre Did you know that Singapore has 63 offshore islands? Altogether, they boast a variety of coastal and marine habitats! From the shoreline to the sea floor, learn about the flora and fauna of these little green dots. This talk has been fully subscribed. Watch the live stream here. 18 July 2020 Fascinating Birdlife Presented by: Mr. Low Bing Wen Senior Manager / Biodiversity (Terrestrial) National Biodiversity Centre For a tiny city, Singapore hosts a surprising variety of birds! Over 400 native and migratory species have been recorded here. From tiny sunbirds to majestic eagles - get a glimpse into the lives of these fascinating creatures. This talk has been fully subscribed. Look out for the live stream on our YouTube channel. 25 July 2020 Not Just Web Builders Presented by: Ms. Liew Qi Senior Manager / Biodiversity (Terrestrial) National Biodiversity Centre Not all spiders build webs! For some, webs are not needed to hunt or mate. Scary reputation aside, most spiders are harmless to humans. Let’s unravel the secrets of our amazing arachnids! This talk has been fully subscribed. Look out for the live stream on our YouTube channel.