All are welcomed! The event is free but registration is required as there are limited slots.
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What is the walk about?====================It's about Ubin and having fun learning about nature and mangroves, and the people and culture of Ubin. AND learning about Ecological Mangrove Restoration at Pulau Ubin.
What is the Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative?============================================It is an exciting ground-up community effort to give Mother Nature a hand in restoring mangroves at abandoned aquaculture ponds on Pulau Ubin. Together, we hope to apply the Ecological Mangrove Restoration method, where mangroves will be naturally restored at in these ponds. More details here http://rum-initiative.blogspot.sg/
More details about the walk=======================How to get to Pulau Ubin http://wildsingapore.com/ubin/going.htm
Cost: The walk is free! But you have to pay for your own bumboat to and from Pulau Ubin ($3 per person one way).
Time: 10.30am to about 12.30pmMeeting point: Gather at Uncle Lim's shop at Ubin Town, 3min walk from the Ubin Jetty. Support him by getting your supplies at his shop (drinks, repellent, sunblock, etc). More details of his shop here http://pulauubin42.blogspot.sg/
All are welcomed! Children to be accompanied by parent/guardian.
Route includes earthen trails (not suitable for prams or wheelchairs). Route is about 3km.
In case of heavy rain, walk may be delayed but not cancelled. Walk continues in light rain if there is no lightning.
Preparations==========* Wear light breatheable clothing, long pants and long sleeves help protect from insect bites.* Sturdy comfortable walking shoes or hiking sandals for most of our walk along paved road and earthern trails.* Bring hat, raincoat, sunblock, insect repellent, or support Uncle Lim and buy them at his shop.
Please note: There are no ATMs on Pulau Ubin and businesses don't accept credit cards. So be sure to withdraw cash from the Changi Village ATMs (hawker centre, Seven-Eleven, Cheers).
What else can you do on Pulau Ubin?==============================Spend a slow day on this unspoilt island among the last kampungs on Singapore! Have an Ubin home-style meal, go cycling or just enjoy the kampung life before our evening walk.
More about restaurants at Pulau Ubinhttp://www.wildsingapore.com/ubin/places/makan.htm
More about what to see and do on Pulau Ubinhttp://wildsingapore.com/ubin/activities.htm
Questions and concerns?====================Do email Ria Tan firstname.lastname@example.org