10 June 2013

DO something! 20 Jun (Thu): Nature and the Big City - the Leafmonkey Workshop returns

The much-missed Leafmonkey Workshop is back. Focusing on ACTION! Not just talk! A workshop for anyone interested in learning, sharing and doing more for nature!
Minutes from the main business district, a living coral reef!
The first Leafmonkey Workshop explores a burning issue: "Nature and the Big City". How can we have nature in Singapore city? What is the history and process of urban planning and development in Singapore? How we can manage the trade offs between conservation and development?

Date: 20 June 2013, Thursday
Time: 7.00pm - 10.00pm
Venue: Civil Service College [Map]
31 North Buona Vista Road Singapore 275983

What is this workshop about?
This workshop introduces the history and process of planning and urban development in Singapore. Find out how to decipher the future plans for Singapore, the difference between nature reserves and other nature areas and how we can manage the trade offs between conservation and development. Our panel of speakers will also share ideas of how we can have nature in our big city and what each of us can do.

Who should attend?
Anyone interested in learning, sharing and doing more for nature! This workshop is useful for all who are interested to learn more as well as seasoned members of the community who would like to exchange ideas on how we can creatively have nature in our big city.

The workshop will see a panel of speakers from diverse fields to share ideas with participants and more importantly, to spur creative exchanges between participants. This workshop will be an active exchange between you and other participants, to brainstorm practical ideas and possible solutions.
We will share further information about our invited panelists shortly.


Registration is strongly advised as it allows us to better customize the workshop to suit YOUR needs! If you have difficulty submitting your registration on this website, please email us at

Please register by 17 June 2013.

7.00pm - Registration, Networking, Bring your own Dinner!
7.30pm - Short sharing by speakers
8.30pm - Workshop discussion and group presentations.
9.30pm - End of workshop


Our workshops are free! Workshops are run by volunteers for volunteers. Any contribution is most welcome because your support helps us keep the workshops alive! Find out more.

Click here to read more about the workshop objectives, aims and purpose. If you are not sure if the workshop is suitable for you, read here to find out more.

Please read the workshop FAQ which aims to answer any of your other burning questions.

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