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Biodiversity Week for Community


The International Day of Biological Diversity is observed on 22nd May globally, as an effort to advocate biodiversity awareness. The IDB theme for 2020 is “Our Solutions are in Nature”. 

To commemorate the International Day of Biological Diversity, NParks will be organising a suite of events and activities during Biodiversity Week (22 to 30 May 2020) to encourage the community to join us as stewards of our natural heritage and play their part to conserve our rich biodiversity. Check this space to learn more about the Biodiversity Week events you may sign up for!

 

Citizen Science Programmes

Date/Time Programme Venue

2, 9, 16, 23, 26, 28   May 

8.00AM - 12.00PM

Nationwide BioBlitz cum Habitat Enhancement

BioBlitz sessions will be taking place in various locations across Singapore, including schools and parks. Interested participants can look forward to working alongside naturalists and researchers to document the flora and fauna that can be found within a particular area.
Parks and Gardens around Singapore

16 - 25 May

9.30AM - 3.00PM

Butterfly Watch

The Butterfly Watch is a citizen science initiative organised as part of the NParks Community in Nature (CIN) Biodiversity Watch Series, to get Singaporeans involved in collecting valuable information about the butterflies in our parks, gardens and reserves.

Various sites around Singapore

 10 May

5.30AM - 9.00AM

 

11 May

6.00AM - 9.30AM

Intertidal Watch

Intertidal Watch is a citizen science programme by NParks which aims to collect long-term data to facilitate science-based decision-making and management of Singapore’s coastal areas. Intertidal Watch also aims to reach out to the public and generate awareness on marine biodiversity and conservation in Singapore.

Registration via our Volunteer Management System (VMS) and pre-event training is required. Please email intertidal_watch@nparks.gov.sg for more details.

Changi Beach Park


Others

Date/Time Programme Venue

22 - 31 May

Biodiversity Week for Schools

Throughout the week, a variety of activities targeting students of different age groups will be carried out including Green Wave, Playtime with the Herp Squad and BioBlitz for Schools.
Various Schools around Singapore

 

Last updated on 12 March 2020

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