Wednesday, April 07, 2010

"Native Trees of Pulau Ubin"

If you are interested to know more about the native flora of Ubin, the best person to hear from would be Mr Ali Ibrahim, a NParks Pulau Ubin Conservation Officer. Ali has had over 25 years of experience with plants, and many of those years were spent with Ubin flora.

I had the privilege of going on a plant survey on Ubin with Ali once [photo on right] and can attest to his wealth of experience and knowledge. Not to mention, he also has some amazing tales about Ubin itself but that's another story for another day.

Talk Synopsis
Pulau Ubin is greener today than in the 1960s. The native trees that have survived the ravages of the past, can still be found on the island. Many of these have grown into majestic, landmark trees and serve as signposts of Ubin's natural history. Come for this interesting talk by Ali Ibrahim, Pulau Ubin Conservation Officer, with over 25 years of experiences with plants.

Time: 10-11.30am
Venue: Pulau Ubin, Ubin-HSBC Volunteer Hub. More on how to get to Pulau Ubin.

Related Reads:
10 Apr (Sat): Talk on "Native Trees of Pulau Ubin" on Wild Shores of Singapore


chocolatefoods said...
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foodiedomo said...

Hi Monkey,

Thanks a lot for the info!
I'm heading to Ubin this weekend but going on Sun so will be missing this talk :(

I miss the lontong there, do you need if it is still opened for business?

Best Regards,

Monkey said...

Hi foodiedomo,
To my knowledge, lontong is STILL available. every sunday, go before 10am and you should be able to get lontong before it sells out!

foodiedomo said...

Hi Monkey,
So happy to hear this, thanks so much!