Tag Archives: Guiding

The Festival of Biodiversity (a belated post)

This post comes a little late, more than a week after the Festival (26 & 27 May 2012) has ended. (And I’ve got a lot of backlog of posts) But anyways, it’s been quite an experience being part of the … Continue reading

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On echinoderms, orthopterans and work in NBC

I’ve started work at the National Biodiversity Centre (NBC) of the National Parks Board (NParks) for about 3 weeks now! And work so far has been pretty interesting (: Apart from my projects, I get to go for walks, field … Continue reading

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The value of Free Play

I’ve just finished a camp with an international school in the Singapore Zoo, and I realise that most local Singaporeans have forgotten the value of free play. [Doing camps in the Zoo are great breeding grounds for musings and thoughts … Continue reading

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There’s still hope!

We all (well maybe mostly my friends and I…) like to lament about how kids these days are all spoilt, IT-savvy brats, born with an iPhone/iPad/some technological device in their hands. (Random note: Perhaps the phrase “born with a silver … Continue reading

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Guiding at St John’s and other stuff.

Unfortunately, this is yet another back-dated post. Last Saturday (13 Aug), I did a guided walk at St John’s Island (SJI) under the Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI) for a group of NUS High School kids. We had to meet … Continue reading

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Nature interpretive session

Attended a Nature Interpretive training session on Friday at Botanic Gardens Botany Centre. Organised by NParks Conservation Division, to be a Nature guide with them, one had to go for the session. Rachael also went, and there were about 15 … Continue reading

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Guiding at Macritchie Reservoir

For the past 2 Mondays and Wednesdays, I’ve been going to Macritchie Reservoir to bring P3 students from Kuo Chuan Primary School for a walk along Prunus trail (the shorter version). This was an extension of our Raffles Ecological Literacy … Continue reading

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