Contest Issue 6

We have attractive prizes to give away in this issue! Just take part in these simple contests, and you could be a lucky winner.

Singapore Garden Festival – Collectibles


Couldn’t get enough of the amazing floral displays at the Singapore Garden Festival (SGF)? Take part in this contest to stand a chance to win your very own set of SGF collectibles.

Simply follow these steps:

1: Join our Facebook group “Let’s Make Singapore our Garden

2: Tag yourself on any of the photos taken at SGF 2010, and leave a comment to share your thoughts on SGF.

3: Emailnparks_mailbox@nparks.gov.sgand provide the name on your Facebook profile.

You stand a chance to win a set of exclusive SGF collectibles, comprising a SGF cup and tote. There are five sets to be given away to participants with the most meaningful comments posted.

Contest closes on 30 July 2010. Email your name on your Facebook profile tonparks_mailbox@nparks.gov.sgwith the subject title ‘My Green Space Contest – SGF Collectibles’.

National Orchid Garden – Tickets

Be mesmerised by a wide collection of exotic and local breeds of orchids at the National Orchid Garden. Situated at the heart of Singapore Botanic Gardens, this 15-year-old orchid garden houses over 60,000 orchid-plants with vibrant and enchanting colours.

Not to be missed is the VIP Orchid Garden which has orchids named after distinguished VIPs such as the late Princess Diana and local singer Stefanie Sun. Feeling hot and sticky while walking under the scorching weather? Enter the Cool House to enjoy misty cool air while looking at more orchids and carnivorous plants.

We have 5 pairs of tickets from National Orchid Garden to be given away to My Green Space readers!.

Simply answer this question below for your chance to win a pair of the tickets.

In which year was the National Orchid Garden opened?
1) 1994
2) 1995
3) 1996

Contest closes on30 July 2010. Email your answer tonparks_mailbox@nparks.gov.sgwith the subject title ‘My Green Space Contest – National Orchid Garden’, together with your name and contact number. Prizes will be awarded to the first five respondents with the correct answers.

A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Malaysia and Singapore

 

 

 


‘A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Malaysia and Singapore’ offers readers an introduction to the most commonly seen 280 bird species in Malaysia (including the states of Sabah and Sarawak) and Singapore. It is co-authored by Dr Geoffrey Davison, who is Assistant Director / Terrestrial at NParks’ National Biodiversity Centre, and Yeap Chin Aik, Head of the Conservation Division at the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS).

This book classifies the birds according to their species and states their descriptions, distributions, habits and habitats alongside high quality photographs.

The book also recommends a list of suitable places for bird-watching, such as Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve, Pulau Ubin, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Pulau Semakau, Changi Village and Kranji Reservoir.

A bonus in this pocket-sized book is a complete checklist of the birds of Malaysia and Singapore with their conservation status.

You can pick up your own copy at The Garden Shop and The Library Shop at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, and at major bookstores, for S$24.95.

We have 3 copies of A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Malaysia and Singapore to give away to My Green Space readers!

Simply answer the following questions for your chance to win a copy –

Which place(s) is/are suitable for bird-watching in Singapore?
a.Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
b.Pulau Ubin
c.Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
d.All of the above

How many bird species are identified in the easy-to-use ‘A Naturalist’s Guide to the Birds of Malaysia and Singapore’ book?
a.80
b.180
c.280

Contest closes on 30 August 2010. Email your answer tonparks_mailbox@nparks.gov.sgwith the subject title ‘My Green Space Contest – ‘A Naturalist’s Guide’, together with your name and contact number. Prizes will be awarded to the first three respondents with the correct answers.

 

My Green Space Contest Winners – April 2010
 
Congratulations to the lucky winners of our previous contests! These winners have been notified by email.
 

East Coast Seafood Centre – Dining Offers

Rachel Ang
Benedict
Ho Yim Tee
David Kuan
Chandy Ling
Jennifer Teo
Chew Wei Guan
Yvonne Liu
Kelly Chang
Muhammad Fa’iz Bin Malik
Eddy Boo

Beaulieu House – Dining Vouchers

Josephine Lee
Khoo Boo Cheong
Freda Lim

Singapore Garden Festival 2010 – Family Tickets

Eddy Khoo
Corine Kung
Lisa Lim
Loh Kok Yew
Agnes Choe


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