“CONNECTING PEOPLE WITH NATURE” Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Open Day (FEE – FREE DAY) Quickly rally your friends and family to celebrate this World Environment Day 2017 at Kota Kinabalu Wetlands, Likas. Get a chance to reconnect and explore with nature — the more the merrier!
In conjunction of World Wetlands Day 2016, Sabah Wetlands Conservation Society (SWCS) is organising the annual World Wetlands Day 2016, which will be held on 27 February 2016, 7.30am – 2.30pm, at Kota Kinabalu Wetlands. This environmental event aims to raise awareness on the importance of wetlands for our future, whilst promoting a healthy lifestyle by organising the 2KM Walk-N-Plant-A-Thon (walk-a-thon) into the mangrove forest. Among the activities that will be held are; 1. World Wetlands Day Launching Ceremony 2. Kota Kinabalu Wetlands Open Day (public) 3. Mangrove Challenge (students) 4. A book launching of “A Guide to the Plants of Kota Kinabalu Wetlands” 5. Registration for KK Wetlands Voluntary … Continue reading Celebration of World Wetlands Day 2016 by Sabah Wetlands Conservation Society
Minggu Alam Sekitar Malaysia (MASM) is commemorated every year at the national and state level for a period of one (1) week, usually from 21 – 27 October with the aim of instilling environmental awareness among Malaysians. This year, in conjunction with MASM 2015, Sabah Wetlands Conservation Society (SWCS) in collaboration with Department of Environment Sabah (DOE), Environment Protection Department (EPD) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA-SDBEC) organised the event which was officiated by Yang Berhormat Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Masidi Haji Manjun, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment, Sabah. The event was held on the 26th October 2015 (Monday), 7.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m, at Kota Kinabalu Wetlands, … Continue reading Celebration of “Minggu Alam Sekitar Malaysia 2015” at Kota Kinabalu Wetlands
The theme of this year “Connecting People to Nature’ is selected to implores the people to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share. This year’s theme invites people to think how we are part of nature and how intimately we depend on it. It challenges us to find fun and exciting ways to experience and cherish this vital relationship. – UNEP.
Our Newly-elected Management Committee Member
KK Wetlands Environment Education
CIMB Funded Tree Planting Activity
Get tom know our new JOCV Volunteer – Yujin-san
Info column: The Purple Heron.
1) To plant 1,500 mangrove saplings (Rhizophora apiculata) in the degraded mangrove area at Sulaman Lake Forest Reserve, Tuaran, and;
2) To leverage off replanting efforts to create public awareness on the importance of wetlands.
Other contents of the March Newsletter including:
– Info Column – Wetlands: A Threatened and Vulnerable Resource
– Environmental Activities in March 2017