Monday, 9 January 2017

21 Jan (Sat): Make a difference for Pulau Ubin's mangroves!

Volunteers are needed to conduct guided walks of Ubin's mangroves by the Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative. An outdoor orientation session for volunteers is planned for 21 Jan (Sat) 10.30am - 12.30pm at Pulau Ubin.
Oil impacting Pulau Ketam and Sungei Puaka, Pulau Ubin mangroves,
featured in Channel 8 news thanks to Phillip Lim.
Photo by Channel 8
Pulau Ubin's mangroves are vulnerable to many threats including oil spills. Come join us to learn how to share about Ubin's mangroves and the work planned to restore them.


Friday, 6 January 2017

December RUMbles: kayak surveys, cleanup, walks and more!

The Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative volunteers had a very busy year end.
Record turnout for the R.U.M. walk!
Photo by Tammy Wong.
With a kayak survey of mangrove Mother Trees, a mangrove clean up, a sold-out tour, and sharing about Ubin with the Straits Times too!


Monday, 28 November 2016

11 Dec (Sun): Merry Mangrove Mapping with R.U.M. at Pulau Ubin

Specially for December only! Our free monthly walk includes a chance to try out mangrove mapping.
A slow walk through Pulau Ubin, Singapore's last kampung.
Join the R.U.M. volunteers on a leisurely walk from Ubin Town to learn about nearby mangroves and Ubin people and kampung culture.

Stop at a mangrove area to try your hand at mangrove mapping! Learn more about the science behind mangrove restoration.
Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative practicing mapping mangroves
This is what mangrove mapping looks like!
All are welcomed! The event is free but registration is required as there are limited slots.


Monday, 14 November 2016

Crabbing up the City: RUMblers bring Ubin mangroves to Shenton Way

RUMblers had fun at the Singapore Eco Film Festival! Sharing with city folk in Ubin style!
R.U.M. was also at the Clean and Green Singapore event. Here's more about our outreach in the city.


Sunday, 30 October 2016

R.U.M. takes Ubin mangroves to the city!

R.U.M. is heading out into the city in November, to bring Pulau Ubin mangroves to everyone.
Photo by Lee Yee Ting.
Tell your friends! Come visit us, bring your family and friends! Or give us a hand as a R.U.M. volunteer!


Friday, 21 October 2016

Awesome October RUMbles

Another busy month for the RUMblers! Earlier in the month, R.U.M. volunteers conducted the first flora surveys.
Photo by Ria Tan
Meanwhile, R.U.M. Researchers have been furiously mapping the restoration sites. While volunteers have been helping out with mapping and sharing with the public about R.U.M.



Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Mangrove flora surveys with R.U.M. volunteers

Come volunteer with R.U.M.! Help us with surveys, coastal clean ups, fun walks and more! Register online.
RUMblers surveying the mangroves.
Photo by Mohammad Juhari.
Last weekend, awesome RUMblers (as R.U.M. volunteers are called) completed our first mangrove flora surveys!