With group outings postponed and places deserted to prevent the spread of Covid-19, I decided to go on a virtual journey at home instead. So, I "followed" Dr Chua Siew Chin from NUS’ Ridge View Residential College and Ms Rachel Tan from NParks’ Conservation Division on their deep dive into the world of forest restoration. … Continue reading Virtual field trip – Forest restoration in action!
Going to Ubin used to be a day-long cycling trip that involved lots of planning with friends. But for the past couple of weeks, I've just been hopping over for quick visits, simply to see the Butterfly Hill. Butterfly Hill is really near to the main jetty. It is covered with all kinds of butterfly … Continue reading Journey to Butterfly Hill
I'm pretty much night-blind, so I'm thankful for this walk with the Herpetological Society of Singapore, where we have our dedicated guide Shiva to point out nocturnal wildlife for us. By going out at night, we can see a whole range of critters we don't usually see in the daytime! Nocturnal behaviour is common among … Continue reading Herping at Tampines Eco Green (3 April)
When I hear the word “Changi”, the first thought that pops into my head is often “airport”, “village”, or “ferry terminal”. “Changi Beach” hardly ever comes to mind. Which is why today, I find myself standing under the sweltering 12pm sun, having taken one of those unfamiliar bus numbers that trawl the ulu roads I’d … Continue reading Intertidal Adventures at Changi Beach