MNSSB and MBPJ's Community Eco Festival
DATE: SATURDAY, 14 JULY 2018
TIME: 8.00 A.M. – 2.00 P.M.
LOCATION: TAMAN RIMBA RIANG, JALAN RIMBA RIANG 9/1, KOTA DAMANSARA, 47810 PETALING JAYA
CO-ORGANISED BY MALAYSIAN NATURE SOCIETY (MNS) SELANGOR BRANCH AND MAJLIS BANDARAYA PETALING JAYA (MBPJ)
All are welcome! Please invite your friends, family and neighbours to join us for a day of environmentally-responsible community-centred fun! Meet volunteers from MNS, MBPJ and other community organisations, participate in a tree-planting campaign, compete in the Community Eco IQ Hunt, help clean up our forest trails and park, and learn more about sustainable choices and outdoor nature-related activities!
8.00 a.m. – Booths open to visitors.
9.00 a.m. – Opening speech by MBPJ Mayor Dato’ Mohd Azizi Bin Mohd Zain and/or VIPs.
9.15 a.m. – Interactive talk on ‘Diversity and Conservation of Malaysian Trees’ and demonstration on how to plant trees by MNS Flora SIG volunteers Dr. Khadijah Rambe and Jean Weber.
9.30 a.m. – Tree-planting ceremony on the grounds of Taman Rimba Riang, led by MBPJ Mayor Dato’ Mohd Azizi.
10.30 a.m. – Community Eco IQ Hunt flag-off.
11.45 a.m. – Announcement of Community Eco IQ Hunt winners and prize-giving ceremony.
2.00 p.m. – Event ends.
ALL DAY LONG ACTIVITIES:
- MNS membership registration.
- MBPJ visitor registration
- Arts & Crafts, henna painting and face painting by MNS volunteers.
- Guided nature walks into the Kota Damansara Community Forest trails by MNS Nature Guides.
- Educational activities, games, photo displays and outreach booths by MNS Herpetofauna Group, MNS Marine Group, MNS Photography Group, MNS Bird Group, MNS Flora Group, MNS Nature Guides, MNS Green Living, MNS Cave Group and MNS Pathfinders.
- Introduction to birdwatching by MNS Bird Group.
- Plogging Challenge by MNS Green Living. Collect and return litter in exchange for prizes.
- Sale of plants and garden produce by MNS Flora Group.
- Information and outreach activities by Kota Damansara Community Forest Society (KDCFS) and Jabatan Perhutanan Selangor.
- Sale of refreshments and merchandise by MBPJ vendors.
To register for the Community Eco IQ Hunt, follow this link: https://goo.gl/forms/QLCXehhWkx8uxbRq1