09 June 2013

MORE learning about Singapore's seagrasses

Dr Len McKenzie and Rudi Yoshida of Seagrass-Watch conducted the second session of Level 1 training for TeamSeagrass today.
Len makes it fun to learn about seagrasses! Doing group work to think through some of the issues. Here's the winners at listing and ranking the importance of seagrasses.

The youngest Team members are also winners at listing and ranking the key threats to seagrasses.
There are mini-tests after each topic to make sure we remember the key points.
Some of the tests do make us think deeply about the answers.
Another class exercise involved evaluating photos taken to check for seagrass coverage. This exercise brought home the point of the importance of taking photos properly. Otherwise, they cannot be used to audit the results.
We also enjoyed a fabulous lunch. Lots of thanks to Rachel, Wei Ling and of course Len and Rudi for making this first series of training possible. We look forward to the next sessions: field training and Level 2!
I've tweeted #teamseagrass some of the interesting points raised during the session, these are consolidated below. Of course, Len shared lots more and covered many other issues in great detail. Thank you Len and Rudi!

TeamSeagrass is a great way for ordinary people to make a difference for our shores and see the shores for themselves. More about the Team on the TeamSeagrass blog.

How to join? Simply email these details
(a) your full name
(b) your age
(c) your email address
(d) your contact number
(e) any previous experience
to Ria at hello@wildsingapore.com, please put "TeamSeagrass" in your subject header.

Here's what was tweeted today compiled with Storify

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