Monday, 4 June 2018

24 Jun (Sun): R.U.M. at Ubin Day, Pesta Ubin!

Come for a FREE mangrove walk, FREE booth and FREE film screening of Restore Ubin Mangrove (R.U.M.)! Get FREE colouring sheets, hear mangrove stories, take photos with our awesome Mangrove Photobooth! Only for Ubin Day, Pesta Ubin.
R.U.M. mangrove photo booth at the Pesta Ubin 2017
Want to volunteer at these R.U.M. activities? Please join us via this form. No previous experience required.


Wednesday, 9 May 2018

24 Jun (Sun): FREE screening of 'Ubin, Sayang' at Pulau Ubin

Specially for Pesta Ubin and Ubin Day. Mark your calendar! The first public screening at Pulau Ubin! 'Ubin, Sayang' is a gorgeous film by Rachel Quek and her team about the people of Ubin and the Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative. Come for the screening and chat with Rachel after that.
'Ubin, Sayang' traces the journey of Xiao Ting as she learns from the stories of mangrove restoration and kampong living. In the context of modern Singaporean nostalgia for the kampong, the film brings together different perspectives on what the kampong spirit truly entails, and discusses its implications for us today.


Thursday, 19 April 2018

6 May (Sun): R.U.M. mangroves and coastal cleanup

Join Lisa Lim and volunteers from R.U.M. and Nature Society Singapore, Marine Conservation Group to clean up this site before we start restoration.
Photo by Lisa Lim.
Date: 6 May (Sun)
Time: 8.30am - 11.30am

Only registered participants may join us as we have limited capacity for both ferry and van transport.

Register online http://tinyurl.com/ubinrum06may2018

Friday, 9 March 2018

17 Mar (Sat): FREE screening of 'Ubin Sayang' at Sentosa

Come for the first FREE public screening of the 'Ubin, Sayang' at Sentosa on 17 Mar (Sat) 3-4pm (with FREE admission to Sentosa*). This gorgeous film by Rachel Quek and her team features R.U.M. and the people of Ubin.
'Ubin, Sayang' traces the journey of Xiao Ting as she learns from the stories of mangrove restoration and kampong living. In the context of modern Singaporean nostalgia for the kampong, the film brings together different perspectives on what the kampong spirit truly entails, and discusses its implications for us today.


Tuesday, 6 March 2018

24 Mar (Sat): R.U.M. mangroves and coastal cleanup

Join Lisa Lim and volunteers from R.U.M. and Nature Society Singapore, Marine Conservation Group to clean up this site before we start restoration.
Photo by Lisa Lim.
Date: 24 Mar (Sat)
Time: 8.30am - 11.30am

Only registered participants may join us as we have limited capacity for both ferry and van transport.

Register online http://tinyurl.com/ubinrum24mar2018.

Monday, 26 February 2018

Balik Kampung and RUMblings in January and February!

The R.U.M. team started off the new year with a blast! With the Lepak in SG workshop in January, to the scientific workshop at the start of February with mangrove expert Mr Ben Brown, and even Balik Kampung with Minister Desmond Lee last Saturday!
Thanks to NParks, Lepak in SG, the R.U.M. team, Mr Ben Brown and everyone else who supported the workshops and Balik Kampung for the great start to the year!


Saturday, 3 February 2018

World Wetlands' Day and Talk by Mr Ben Brown

Today, the R.U.M. team headed to Sungei Buloh for the public talk by Mr Ben Brown (Co-founder of Blue Forests) and pioneer of Ecological Mangrove Restoration (EMR) in Asia.
Today is also World Wetlands’ Day and Sungei Buloh is hosting a range of fun activities from walks and nymph catching to painting and colouring!