Monday, April 16, 2012

21 Apr (Sat): Earth Day at Pasir Ris mangroves with the Naked Hermit Crabs

Celebrate Earth Day at the fascinating mangroves at Pasir Ris Park! The boardwalk allows a closer look at the mangroves and it's open even at night!
Kids have lots of fun spotting and learning about mangrove
creatures from the boardwalk!
Liam (12 and a half) and Skylar (9 and a half) shared this lovely drawing of what we did and saw during our walk on 17 Mar.
Naked Hermit Crabs Guestbook (Pasir Ris 17 Mar 2012)
We are offering this FREE walk on 21 Apr (Sat) and 28 Apr (Sat). We welcome small family and friend groups. And we love kids! Here's more details about the walk ...

More about what we have seen during our walks and about wildlife and marine life at Pasir Ris.

This walk is FREE!

We are offering this walk on these dates
21 Apr (Sat)
28 Apr (Sat)

Please register your interest in this online form. We will send you a confirmation note when we receive your registration.

Time: 5pm. We should end at around 6.30pm, just before sunset.
Meeting point: Pasir Ris Park, Carpark C, meet near the first toilets nearest the entrance to the carpark. The meeting point is a short stroll from the Pasir Ris MRT station. See this map and also in the FAQs below.


Q: Suitable attire?
A: Comfortable outdoors clothes and normal walking shoes. There may be mosquitoes in the mangroves, so you might want to wear long pants and a long-sleeved shirt or bring repellent.

Q: What should I bring?
A: Rain gear, camera. If you want to continue to explore the mangroves on your own after our walk, you might want to bring a small torch.

Q: Age restriction?
A: None as long as the participants are able to walk well and be responsible for their own well-being during the walk.

Q: Is the boardwalk accessible to prams?
A: Yes, it's a smooth ride throughout, on boardwalks or hard paths.

Q: What if I am late?
A: Just catch up with us on the boardwalk! We will start from the entrance closest to Carpark C (with red star on the image below) and take the first right turn towards the Mangrove Jetty on Sungei Tampines. We will end the walk near the pond.
Click on image for larger view

Q: What if it rains?
A: This is a rain-or-shine event. The Crabs will be there at regardless of the weather. Usually we are able to resume the walk once the rain stops. Please come prepared with rainwear. You make your own decision whether to come or not in the event of bad weather.

Do email us if  you have any other questions

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