The experiential trip was crafted by Ng Jing Rou, NYC-YCS intern for Pesta Ubin, to encourage YCS volunteers to better understand Pulau Ubin's natural heritage and how they can play a part in protecting it.
|On the bumboat to Ubin!|
|In the van to Chek Jawa!|
Uncle Lim's shop. Thanks as usual to Uncle Lim for providing the space for free. Jing Rou had organised a fun ice-breaker for everyone.
how durians are linked to mangroves!
House No. 1, fully restored to its former glory and now Chek Jawa Visitor Centre, more interesting stories and photos.
impact of the 2013 Population White Paper on Pulau Ubin, Chek Jawa and other shores. I also shared about the Singapore Blue Plan 2009 and how the marine community is coming together to update the Blue Plan as part of International Year of the Reef 2018.
TeamSeagrass, Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative, Project Island-a-Hand by OBS and International Coastal Cleanup.
Balik Chek Jawa, led by the Naked Hermit Crabs as part of Pesta Ubin. The participants asked great questions after the brief talk.
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