Celebrating Singapore Shores

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Follow us to learn more about what Singapore’s waters have to offer! Celebrating International Year of the Reef 2018 and spreading positivisea 🐙🌊🐚

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We are very excited to have @sjinml for Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek! The St John's Island National Marine Lab focuses on marine science and research, and also run programmes and activities for a wide variety of audiences. Curious to find out what marine research they are doing in Singapore and around the world? Want to know about what it takes to be a marine scientist? You'l get a chance to take a look at corals and other specimens up close under a microscope! Interested in participating in their activities and programmes? Come down to their booth at Berlayer Shade! If you're lucky, you may even get to meet a marine scientist! 
See you at Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek on 16th March 2019, from 4pm to 8pm!
We’re all a little guilty of taking water for granted at times. At the Berlayar Shade, @pubsingapore will be setting up a booth to share some tips on how to save water at home, and will also have an online pledging for you to do your part in saving water.

You can find out more about the W-A-T-E-R tips at MakeEveryDropCount.sg #GoBlueSg
Not many people have the chance to dive in Singapore’s waters to witness our life below water. However, joining us for the event will be @oursingaporereefs - established by a community of divers that love Singapore’s coral reefs. The team at OSR go above and beyond to play their part in protecting our shores, organising regular marine clean-ups that are available for the public to participate in!

They have many exciting activities lined up for us at their booth at the Berlayer Shade where you will get a chance to find out about what lies under Singapore’s water and the threats they face. Kids also get the chance to enjoy 2 storytelling sessions by the team at 4.30pm and 6pm! 
Yarn Bombing Singapore and Tamang Jurong Digital Makers will also play a part in this booth by bringing in their super cool crochet coral reef structure - an integration of art and science!

Don’t miss the chance to catch this special team and learn about the work they do at Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek, on Saturday16 March 2019, 4pm-8pm at the Berlayer Shade!
Have you ever seen a taxidermied sea turtle? Or felt a shark's egg and a seahorse? Have you heard of how seahorses are sold as dried medicines even though they have not been proven to be medically beneficial for our health? Play a little game at @youngnautilus interactive booth to touch and learn more about these amazing animals, and find out the dangers that they are facing due to our actions! Don't miss their booth located at Shelter 10.

Find out more about Young Nautilus at Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek, on 16 March 2019, 4pm - 6pm at Belayar Creek! See you there!
Come visit the students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology, who have engaged in the service-learning project on monitoring the coastal water quality at East Coast Park and Labrador Park. Find out whether our coastal waters are meeting water quality standards. Discover survey results from students who have conducted beach-cleaning at East Coast Park and surveyed the litter in various categories. Try your hand at using water sampling devices to determine water quality at their booth, located on the Bukit Cermin Boardwalk!

They will be at the intersection between the boardwalk and Berlayer Shade, at Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek on 16th March 2019, 4pm - 8pm! See you there!
We are exicted to share that the main organiser of Celebrating Singapore’s Shores at Berlayar Creek, @lepakinsg will also have a booth at our event! Learn about animals we can find around Singapore's shores using WildSingapore's guidesheets! 
Catch them at Shelter 11 at  Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek, 16 March 2019, from 4pm to 8pm!
Curious about the reptiles and amphibians that live on our land? @herpsocsg will be joining us at our event to share more about the wonderful reptiles that can be found in our marine and mangrove habitats! If we’re lucky, you could even see some reptiles in the wild next to their booth!

Come learn about these reptiles at their booth at Mangrove Lookout B at Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek, 16 March 2019 from 4-8pm!

#snakes #reptiles #snakesofsingapore #snek #hss
Many of you have seen the sea, but have you ever heard it? Learn about the natural sounds of our seas, their causes and uses at the Hydrophone Project booth! Find out more about basic bioacoustics, the instrumentation and smartphone applications used. Hear the chorus of snapping shrimps, the sounds of waves, as well as the loud noises emitted by passing ships. Although headphones will be provided at the booth, visitors are advised to bring along their own headphones or earphones (noise-cancelling types preferred) for hygiene purposes. 
The Hydrophone Project booth will be located at the lookout point near Shelter 10! See you at Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek, 16 March 2019, from 4pm to 8pm!

#css #hydrophone #soundsofthesea #snappingshrimp
We are proud to announce that the International Coastal Cleanup Singapore (ICCS) of @nustoddycats will be joining us at our event, Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek! The annual ICCS sees some 3,500 ICCS volunteers from 70 organisations who work on 20,000 metres of Singapore's shoreline, removing more than 180,00 pieces of trash in 2,200 trash bags weighing about 16,000kg!

Don’t miss their booth located at the start of the Mangrove Boardwalk where visitors can learn about Singapore’s marine biodiversity, the impact of marine debris and what we can do to help combat the problem. They even have a few animal specimens, printed materials, and samples of actual trash collected from Singapore’s shores! For the young ones, don’t miss out on some simple interactive activities at their booth as well!

Catch you there! 
#nus #iccs #toddycats #nustoddycats
Many are unaware of the vitality that seagrasses bring to our shores. Monitoring the health of Singapore’s key meadows is @teamseagrass - a volunteer-led citizen science group. They will be sharing about Singapore's seagrass and the important role they play in our marine ecosystem through fun interactive games. In addition to the invaluable knowledge you will gain, you will also have a chance to win plenty of great prizes!

Don’t miss the chance to visit their booth at Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek, on 16 March from 4-8pm! They will be located at Belayer Shade, near Carpark C of Labrador Nature Reserve!

#citizenscience #seagrass #volunteer #marinescience #css
We are proud to announce that we are teaming up with Lepak in SG, the National Parks Board, Marina at Keppel Bay and many more groups and organisations to bring you the closing event of the International Year of the Reef 2018!

When: 16 March 2019 (First Saturday of the school holidays!) Time: 4pm - 8pm 
Where: Berlayer Creek 
What to expect: Nature walks! Booths from our partners! Lots of other fun activities and games!

We hope to see you there!
Curious to know more about mangroves? Here’s your chance! Meet volunteers from the Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative. Learn more about mangroves, and how the mangroves at Pulau Ubin can be restored without planting! 
They will be at Celebrating Singapore Shores at Berlayar Creek, on 16 March, 4pm - 8pm! Look for them at the Mangrove Boardwalk, near the Pavilion!

#mangroves #ubin #css