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Save MacRitchie Forest: 22. Unseen Undergrowth

on 23rd November 2016

UnseenUndergrowth [KwanHun]

The first of the series on Save MacRitchie Forest was posted on 31st May 2013 when the Land Transport Authority proposed running a rail line through the MacRitchie forest which is part of the Central Catchment Nature Reserve. Since then there were a total of 21 posts, the last one being posted on 15th February 2014 showcasing the various aspects of flora and fauna found in this more than 150 years old forest.

UnseenUndergrowth [KwanHun]

It is now more than three years since and a final decision has yet to be made. There is still time to persuade government to reroute the rail line. And with this in mind Kwan Hun and Teresa Teo Guttensohn have produced an excellent video in collaboration with Cicada Tree Eco-Place.

UnseenUndergrowth [KwanHun]

This video highlights the secrets of this forest’s undergrowth that many people are totally unaware of.

Teresa Teo Guttensohn & Kwan Hun
Singapore
21st November 2016

Please go to this LINK to save our remaining rainforest.

If you like this post please tap on the Like button at the left bottom of page. Any views and opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the authors/contributors, and are not endorsed by the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM, NUS) or its affiliated institutions. Readers are encouraged to use their discretion before making any decisions or judgements based on the information presented.

YC Wee

Dr Wee played a significant role as a green advocate in Singapore through his extensive involvement in various organizations and committees: as Secretary and Chairman for the Malayan Nature Society (Singapore Branch), and with the Nature Society (Singapore) as founding President (1978-1995). He has also served in the Nature Reserve Board (1987-1989), Nature Reserves Committee (1990-1996), National Council on the Environment/Singapore Environment Council (1992-1996), Work-Group on Nature Conservation (1992) and Inter-Varsity Council on the Environment (1995-1997). He is Patron of the Singapore Gardening Society and was appointed Honorary Museum Associate of the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) in 2012. In 2005, Dr Wee started the Bird Ecology Study Group. With more than 6,000 entries, the website has become a valuable resource consulted by students, birdwatchers and researchers locally and internationally. The views and opinions expressed in this article are his own, and do not represent those of LKCNHM, the National University of Singapore or its affiliated institutions.

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