Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Awesome year end 2017 at the Marine Park

As the year ends, an announcement from NParks: The Public Gallery on St John’s Island will be closed on 21 Dec 2017 (Thu) for maintenance. The Public Gallery will open on 24, 25, 31 Dec 2017 and 1 Jan 2018 but from 10 am to 11.45am only.
Visitors during the November public walk.
Photo by Belinda Tan.
Here is a look back at happenings in November and December! Sea turtles hatching, more intertidal walks, a dive at the marine park and more!

Sea turtle babies!

Sea turtle babies hatched in November and volunteers of the Sisters Islands Marine Park were there to take care of them. Here's some photos of the happenings, thanks to Rene Ong.

Rene Ong shares on the Sisters Islands Marine Park group about sea turtles there.

More from Rene Ong.

More from Rene Ong.

Dive check on the Marine Park

Volunteer divers recently did a check on the dive trails at the Marine Park.
Photo by Stephen Beng.
Thanks to Chay Hoon for glimpses of what they saw underwater!

Intertidal walks

Volunteers had fun sharing the Marine Park during the monthly free public walks!
Photo by Lisa Lim.
Here's some of the happy visitors during a December walk.
Photo by Richard Kuah
Visitors shared lots of awesome photos of what they saw in our Sisters Islands Marine Park facebook  group.
Photo by Belinda Tan.
As always, thanks to the volunteers and staff who make these public walks possible.
Photo by Abigail Leong.
More about guided walks at the Sisters' Islands Marine Park on the NParks website.

More about what to expect at a guided walk.

Why should I visit with an experienced and trained guide? Why are places limited on a public walk? Which other shores are accessible to the public? and more in this wildsingapore page.

More about volunteering with the Sisters Islands Marine Park.

Volunteers of the Marine Park

Sisters Islands Marine Park volunteers Heng Pei Yan and Richard Kuah were also featured in this clip of volunteers with the Ministry of National Development, shared by Minister Lawrence Wong.

Chair of the Friends of the Marine Park Stephen Beng is featured in Happy Hands, a magazine featuring the volunteers of the Ministry of National Development. Read more about Stephen's hopes for the Marine Park and view some of his awesome photos of Singapore's amazing marine life.

Catch up with all the happenings at the Marine Park through the Sisters' Islands Marine Park facebook page. You can share your encounters, ideas and thoughts for the Marine Park here. Photos in this blog post are from those who shared on this facebook page. Thank you!

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