Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Jam-packed June and July at the Sisters' Islands Marine Park

It has been a very busy June and July at the Marine Park! Our first dive cleanup, an important meeting of the Friends of the Sisters Islands Marine Park, lots of public walks, surveys of the marine park for impact of mass coral bleaching and more.
Photo by Stephen Beng.
Stephen Beng, Chair of the grouping saind "Friends of the Sisters' Islands Marine Park met to Strengthen ties within our ocean-loving community, to Share in our efforts to protect our Marine Park, and to Support the good work each of us is doing for our reefs."


Friday, 2 June 2017

Marvellous May at the Sisters Islands Marine Park

New animals at the Sisters Islands Marine Park! First sighting of a beautiful bannerfish, and a species of coral. A bioblitz also turned up some interesting finds and a sighting of dolphins!
Photo by Richard Kuah.
Meanwhile, volunteers continued to conduct intertidal walks for the public, and the public dives continue.


Wednesday, 17 May 2017

4 Jun 2017 (Sun): Marine Clean Up and Coral Rescue at Sisters Islands

For divers! Celebrate World Oceans Day in the first marine debris clean up dive at Sisters' Island Marine Park!
Ever wondered how coral restoration is conducted? Experience it first-hand as you team up with our local researchers to rescue our corals.


Thursday, 4 May 2017

Amazing April at the Sisters Islands Marine Park

Another awesome month of outreach by the volunteers of the Sisters Islands Marine Park.
Happy visitors during the public walk on 30 Apr
Photo by Richard Kuah.
Together with NParks staff, they conducted public walks and did outreach during ADEX, the dive expo. They also helped to document the annual mass coral spawning that happens every April. And the Marine Park was featured in an article about the history of Singapore's reefs by Marcus Ng.


Tuesday, 4 April 2017

Marvellous March at the Sisters Islands Marine Park

In March, training started for a new batch of volunteers! While exciting public intertidal walks continued.
Photo by Richard Kuah.
We were lucky to have sunny weather, sunny visitors with sunny volunteers!



Monday, 13 March 2017

Calling for volunteers for the Sisters Islands Marine Park!

You CAN make a difference for marine biodiversity in Singapore!

Join the enthusiastic volunteers of the Marine Park!
Register to volunteer with the Sisters' Islands Marine Park as a guide, diver or citizen scientist. Places are limited. Sign up now!


Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Fabulous February at the Sisters Islands Marine Park

In February, the Sisters Islands Marine Park was officially conferred legal protection after Parliament passed amendments to the Parks and Trees Act to legislatively delineate the boundaries of Marine Park. Hurray!
Another glorious day exploring the Marine Park
with volunteers on a public intertidal walk.
Photo by Richard Kuah.
Next steps include bringing stakeholders together to form Friends of the Sisters Islands Marine Park! There was also another great public intertidal walk by volunteers. And the Marine Park was featured in an exciting 'virtual dive' tool to help train for scientific work on the reefs.


Friday, 27 January 2017

Joyful January at the Sisters Islands Marine Park

More delightful public intertidal walks in January, led by volunteers and NParks staff. Giving a glimpse of the amazing marine life found the Park.
Photo by Richard Kuah.
There was also a lovely feature of the Marine Park thanks to Lea Wee of the Straits Times. Announcing that coral bleaching is over and the dive trails are now open again at the Marine Park.


Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Families at the Sisters Islands Marine Park

It's the December school holidays! A great time to for families and kids to visit the Marine Park!
Photo by Collin Tong.
We enjoyed great weather during the December public walks, led by volunteers and NParks staff. Giving a glimpse of the amazing marine life found the Park.