It certainly doesn’t take size to wow. From fairylike damselflies to warriorlike spiders, it was the critters that stole the limelight in the NUS Toddycat’s first Love MacRitchie walk of the year! Some weren’t hard to spot at all – here’s a Malayan Lascar basking on a leaf. If its distinctive yellow-black banding was for … More Uncovering the amazing world of forest critters – Love MacRitchie Walk (February 2018)
In a rather rare turn of events, we spent our weekend not in the forests, but at Marina Barrage for Earth Fest 2018! It was an awesome experience interacting with everyone, sharing about our precious biodiversity and learning about fantastic environmental initiatives from other booths. As Earth Fest was all about championing sustainable development and … More Love MacRitchie goes to Earth Fest!
We’re going to Earth Fest 2018 (14 Jan @ Marina Barrage!) 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 … More Earthfest 2018
“Korkor, is this a rubber seed?” “Yes.” “Is that a rubber seed too?” “Yep.” “How come this doesn’t have the same pattern?” Stumped. What is that? (Probably another rubber seed, on hindsight) “What’s under that leaf?” A mealybug, or woolly aphid, or something else perhaps. So low in the undergrowth and so far out from … More Discovering nature, and the spirit of discovery – Love MacRitchie Walk (December 2017)
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 … More Friends of the Forest library booths – we did it!
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 … More Friends of the Forest library booths – a mid-week update!
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 … More Friends of the Forest library booths (2, 3 and 10 Sep 2017)
The final Love MacRitchie Walk for this year will be to the TreeTop Walk! This is a special edition of the free guided walks conducted by the NUS Toddycats! It will be held on 26 Dec 2015 (Sunday), 8.00am-12.00nn. The trail, which starts and ends at Venus Drive carpark, will take you through some pristine forests … More Open for registration – Love MacRitchie Walk at TreeTop Walk (26 Dec 2015)
Love MacRitchie Walks in November are now open for registration! Join the guides from NUS Toddycats! on a pleasant walk through the forest. See with your own eyes the amazing wildlife in MacRitchie Forest – a habitat threatened by the proposed Cross Island MRT Line (CRL). Click on the links below for details and registration. 1 Nov 2015 … More Sign up for Love MacRitchie Walks in November!
Love MacRitchie Walks in Oct-Nov 2015 with the NUS Toddycats are open for registration now! Limited spaces available. Sign up at:
4 Oct 2015 (Sunday) – http://lmwalk-4oct.eventbrite.sg
17 Oct 2015 (Saturday) – http://lmwalk-17oct.eventbrite.sg
1 Nov 2015 (Sunday) – http://lmwalk-1nov.eventbrite.sg … More Open for registration – Love MacRitchie Walks by Toddycats (Oct-Nov 2015)