Booths

Nature groups get together to showcase their efforts in conserving biodiversity in Singapore.

Come join us to explore and learn more about our native species at these interactive booths.

 

Do check back for more information and updates as we populate this list!

Partners

Animal Concerns Research & Education Society logo

Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES)

ACRES focuses on promoting public awareness on both living in harmony with our native wildlife and tackling illegal wildlife trade.

With an aim to create awareness on native wildlife to reduce the need of rescue and to keep them protected in Singapore, ACRES would like to educate the public of the threats our wildlife is facing currently, and what you can do upon encountering them.Come down to find out about some common urban wildlife you may encounter in Singapore!

Cicada Tree Ecoplace logo

Cicada Tree Eco-Place

Cicada Tree Eco-Place (CTEP) is a non-government organisation that promotes Singapore’s natural and cultural heritage through environmental education. It reaches out to people of all age groups who want to know more about nature and wildlife. How might nature benefit us? How can we help you learn more about nature in Singapore? Learn more about their upcoming activities from their volunteers and try out an online quiz to test how much you know about Singapore’s forests.

 Freshwater Crab Conservation Working Group logo Freshwater Crab Working Group
(Only on Saturday, 25th May)

Did you know that Singapore has several species of freshwater crabs found nowhere else in the world? Visitors can find out more about Singapore’s freshwater crabs, and what is being done to conserve them. Videos of Singapore’s freshwater crab species will be showcased alongside with specimens.

  Herpetological Society of Singapore (HSS)

The HSS is a group of like-minded individuals who are passionate about the conservation of reptiles and amphibians in Singapore. Although many people are scared of these misunderstood creatures, they are very important to the local ecosystem. HSS hopes to raise awareness about these beautiful animals and create a culture of respect for them amongst the residents of Singapore.

  International Coastal Cleanup Singapore logo International Coastal Cleanup Singapore (ICCS)

This booth would highlight some of the marine biodiversity of Singapore and the threat of marine trash through the use animal specimens, trash samples and posters. Simple interactive games would also be available for the young ones to learn more about marine life and issue of marine trash.

  Jane Goodall Institute (Singapore)

The booth will feature interactive and educational activities on local primate species - the long-tailed macaque, the Raffles banded langur and the slow loris.

Information will also be shared on JGIS' activities, such as the Roots & Shoots, a youth-led community action programme, our primate education and conservation programmes and our public lectures. In addition, JGIS will also be sharing how the public can get involved, including joining free monthly guided monkey walks, through their schools, or volunteering with the institute independently.

Visitors will also have the chance to purchase our hand-drawn colouring notebook which features many animal species, making it a fun educational tool for all ages

 

Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) and NUS Toddycats!

Through a series of posters and specimens, Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum and NUS Toddycats! will share with members of the public information on natural habitats and the flora and fauna that can be found in them.  

The museum will also have a video featuring the various programmes and work that the museum has done. Special discount tickets to the museum will also be sold at the booth.

Long-tailed Macaque Working Group

The Long-tailed Macaque Working Group was set up in 2017 and consists of representatives from Animal Concerns, Research and Education Society (ACRES), Jane Goodall Institute Singapore (JGIS), National Parks Board (NParks), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS).

The aims of the Working Group are to develop mitigation measures for human-macaque issues and to promote coexistence between people and urban wildlife in Singapore.

  Marine Turtle Working Group

The Marine Turtle Working Group (MTWG) is chaired by Mr N. Sivasothi from NUS, and consists of various stakeholders including NParks, NSS, ACRES and WRS. The group provides inputs on Singapore’s marine turtle conservation and management strategies to protect these beautiful and critically endangered creatures. Visit the MTWG booth to learn more about Singapore’s efforts in documenting, understanding and protecting marine turtles.

 

National Parks Board - Community in Nature (CIN)

Come join us at the NParks Community in Nature (CIN) booths at the Festival of Biodiversity, and learn more about how schools can contribute to conserving our natural heritage with our various programmes!

Click HERE for more information on the schools and their schedule.

  National Parks Board – Conservation Division (CN)

Get to know Singapore's thriving biodiversity, go out and explore! Learn how you can play a part in biodiversity conservation through our volunteering opportunities. Visit our Conservation Division booth to learn interesting facts of our local wildlife and how you can play a part in protecting them and their homes.

  National Parks Board – Heritage Trees of Singapore

Heritage Trees are mature majestic trees, unique for their size, botanical, social, historical and/or cultural value. There are more than 250 Heritage Trees found across Singapore, each unique tree helps us to identify with and stay rooted to the place we call home.

Come to play games and learn about these important green landmarks of our natural heritage at the ‘Heritage Trees of Singapore’ booth!

  National Parks Board – Wildlife Management Division

Wildlife Management Division will be sharing on why you should not take animals from the wild and keep them as pets. The public will be able to learn about some of the animals that are commonly taken from the wild, kept as pets, how to identify them, and what you can do to help.

  Nature Society Singapore (NSS)

Nature Society (Singapore) will be raising awareness and appreciation on local biodiversity such as birds, butterflies, marine life etc. through the different Special Interest Groups.

  Otter Working Group

Come to this booth to learn about otters in Singapore! Find out more about the different otter families, their biology, behaviour, distribution and what to do when you encounter otters. There will also be displays of otter specimens, photos and videos!

 

Raffles’ Banded Langur Working Group

The Raffles' Banded Langur Working Group was set up in 2016 to conserve the endangered monkey species found only in Singapore and southern Peninsular Malaysia. The Working Group collects research data on the langurs, provides and implements conservation strategies, and conducts public outreach to raise awareness about the langurs. Come learn about the Raffles' banded langurs and how you can help!

  Raffles Ecological Literacy Programme (Raffles Institution)

The children storybooks from the Raffles Ecological Literacy Programme provides young readers a sneak peek into the rich natural heritage of Singapore. From nature hotspots like Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserves and MacRitchie Reservoir, to native flora and fauna such as the Raffles Banded Langurs and our wonderful seagrass meadows and coral reefs - the books are bound to bring the readers on an adventure with Mother Nature.

  Wildlife Reserves Singapore logo Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS)

Visit Wildlife Reserves Singapore’s (WRS) booth to learn about its role as Singapore’s designated centre for rescued wildlife.  Animals involved in human-wildlife conflicts from around Singapore are brought to WRS’ Wildlife Healthcare and Research Centre where they undergo treatment. Learn about the veterinary team’s wildlife rehabilitation and release efforts, and how you can play your part to care for wildlife.

 

World Wide Fund For Nature (Singapore)

What is Biodiversity? Why do we need it and why is it important for us? Join us at WWF booth to discover the answers to these questions while you learn interesting facts about Singapore’s Biodiversity.