Love MacRitchie’s 2018 in Review

By most accounts, 2018 would have been a year of major ups and downs: the Paris Agreement rulebook was hammered out, the last male Northern white rhinoceros in the world died and the Trump-Kim summit was held in Singapore. For us? It’s been a year of waiting. The closely-monitored intrusive soil investigation and environmental impact …

Invitation to ask LTA questions on Cross Island MRT Line development

Submit your questions by 30 June 2018 at http://tinyurl.com/lomf-30jun2018 Dear friends of the nature community and Love MacRitchie supporters, The Land Transport Authority (LTA) shared a press release on 9 June 2018 on the findings of the wildlife monitoring programme undertaken in the Central Catchment Nature Reserve (CCNR) during the soil investigation works for the Cross Island …

Earthfest 2018

Love MacRitchie's going to Earth Fest! Love MacRitchie will be starting our 2018 off at Earth Fest! It’s a fair that showcases environmental sustainability from multiple perspectives, from food, eco-friendly products to reducing waste. Our part? We’ll be championing the appreciation and conservation of our forests and biodiversity – yet another important aspect of sustainability! …

Friends of the Forest library booths – we did it!

What an exciting two weekends it was! As part of the Love Our MacRitchie Forest movement, NUS Toddycats held a series of “Friends of the Forest” conservation booths at various public libraries around Singapore to raise awareness of our forest biodiversity. After the fun-filled weekend at Jurong Regional Library and Central Public Library on 2nd and …

Friends of the Forest library booths – a mid-week update!

Over the past weekend (2nd and 3rd September 2017), the children’s sections of Jurong Regional Library and Central Public Library went abuzz with the sights and sounds of our forests, as the NUS Toddycats brought in animal specimens from the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum for the “Friends of the Forest” conservation booths. These …

Friends of the Forest library booths (2, 3 and 10 Sep 2017)

Planning for a weekend family outing? How about heading down to a nearby public library to learn more about our forest biodiversity? We will be holding a series of conservation exhibitions in public libraries this coming September! There'll be plenty of interesting animal specimens and exciting hands-on activities for children. Don't miss our storytelling session …

Nature Conservation Talk & Film Screening by Cicada Tree Eco-Place

19 Apr 2017, Clean & Green Week @ Hwa Chong Institution Text by Nicole Han, Hwa Chong Institution (College) Screen grabs by Kwan Hun, photos by Nicole Han and Isabelle Wang For Hwa Chong Institution (College)’s annual Clean & Green Week, Ms Teresa Teo Guttensohn, co-founder of Cicada Tree Eco-Place, visited the school to give …

The Future of MacRitchie Concert

The Future of MacRitchie concert is a ground-up initiative, put together by nature-loving musicians. They are spreading their passion by voicing out in a very different way! Everyone is invited to come and understand the conservation issues surrounding the Cross Island MRT Line (CRL), which is proposed to tunnel through MacRitchie Forest, Central Catchment Nature …

Short film “Unseen Undergrowth: MacRitchie Rainforest Singapore” and The Singapore Eco Film Festival

Living in the city, what do little critters of the forest undergrowth have to do with us? The Cross Island MRT Line (CRL) is proposed to tunnel through MacRitchie Rainforest, this will negatively impact its ecosystem. "Unseen Undergrowth: MacRitchie Rainforest Singapore" is a conservation short film made in Singapore. It is produced in support of …