WWF Coastal Watch「育養海岸」活動- 19 June 2016 (Sunday)

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現在誠邀您參與我們在2016年舉辦的第二個公民科學(Citizen Science)活動-Coastal Watch「育養海岸」,內容包括生態及海洋垃圾調查+清理行動+BBQ

世界自然基金會香港分會(WWF)主辦的「育養海岸」計劃是香港首個大型公民科學普查活動,延續2012年膠粒事件的海洋保育精神,旨在搜集海洋垃圾和生物多樣性資訊,助政府制定長遠有效的海洋保育政策。在2014/15的活動中,已經有超過1000位義工在全港34個海岸地點參與計劃。今次活動是由科學家Maegen與保促進會的可持續發展專家帶領,目的是保護大潭的紅樹林。「育養海岸」是一個兩年的計劃,每半年於各個海岸地點搜集數據,今次是大潭最後一次的「育養海岸」活動。

招募對象: 修讀相關環境保護學科或對此議題有興趣的大專學生(包括IVE、各大學或院校學生)
名額:   25位
日期:   2016年6月19日(日)
時間:   13:30 -17:30
(13:30-16:00 生態及海洋垃圾調查+清理行動, 可參考6月天文台潮汐預報, 橫瀾島潮汐低於0.9m)
(16:00-17:30 BBQ)
地點:   大潭SSSI具特殊科學價值地點+ 大潭篤生態教育中心 ( 交通方法 )
內容:   紅樹林生態及海洋垃圾調查+清理行動+BBQ
費用:   全免

備註:

1. 當日會需要經過可能高於30cm深的小溪,請穿著合適的衣物和水鞋/堅固的密封鞋
2. 請帶備替換衣物
3. 可帶備防水袋以保護貴重物品如智能電話、相機等
4. 建議塗抹太陽油、戴帽及多喝水

報名方法: 請於2016年6月12日(日)或之前,填妥網上報名表格(http://goo.gl/forms/EwDi0FfIW1UjlUlK2),我們會盡快通知您是否獲選參與活動,先到先得。
歡迎邀請身邊朋友參與!  如有任何問題,歡迎電郵(bel@taitamtuk.org)查詢。

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We are now having a chance to explore Tai Tam SSSI – a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) with diverse terrestrial and marine habitats, including HK island’s last mangrove. Please join our second citizen science event for 2016, Survey + Cleanup + BBQ at Tai Tam! 

WWF’s Coastal Watch programme is HK’s first large-scale citizen science survey providing the EPD/AFCD data on marine debris and biodiversity after the 2012 plastic pellet crisis.  To obtain accurate picture of the marine litter problem around Hong Kong,1000+ people surveyed 34 coastal areas throughout HK in 2014-15.  This site action focuses on the protected mangrove area in Tai Tam led by Team Scientist Maegen with sustainability experts from Green Council HK. It’s the fourth and final survey of the two-year project and results will be released at the end of 2016.

Target: Students studied environmental related field or students who feel interested in environmental issues
Quota: 25
Date: 19 Jun (Sun), 2016
Time: 13:30 – 17:30
(13:30 -16:00 clean up + survey, predicted tide lower than 0.9 m, see June tide tables of Waglan Island)
(16:00 -17:30 BBQ)
Location:  Tai Tam SSSI + Tai Tam Tuk Eco Education Centre  (transportation)
Content: Mangrove scientific survey + cleanup + BBQ after
Cost: FREE

Remark:

1. Please wear suitable boots/sturdy closed-toe shoes and clothing as we will cross the stream and water level may reach 30 cm or higher.
2. Please bring spare clothes.
3. Please prepare water-proof bag to keep your own belongings like smartphone or camera.
4. Sunscreen, hats and drinking water are highly recommended.

Application: Please apply here (http://goo.gl/forms/EwDi0FfIW1UjlUlK2) to confirm your space by 11 June (Sun). First-come-first-served, friends welcome.  Looking forward to seeing you in the event!Please free feel to contact us(bel@taitamtuk.org) if you have any questions.

 

WWF Coastal Watch「育養海岸」活動- 20 Mar 2016 (Sunday)

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在BioBlitz「生態速查」後,有不少朋友表示有興趣在大潭紅樹林參與野外考察。現在誠邀您參與我們在2016年舉辦的第一個公民科學(Citizen Science)活動-Coastal Watch「育養海岸」,內容包括生態及海洋垃圾調查+清理行動+BBQ

世界自然基金會香港分會(WWF)主辦的「育養海岸」計劃是香港首個大型公民科學普查活動,延續2012年膠粒事件的海洋保育精神,旨在搜集海洋垃圾和生物多樣性資訊,助政府制定長遠有效的海洋保育政策。在2014/15第一季的活動中,已經有超過600位義工在全港27個海岸地點參與計劃。今次活動是由香港大學太古海洋科學研究所科學家Maegen與保促進會的可持續發展專家帶領,目的是保護大潭的紅樹林。

招募對象: 修讀相關環境保護學科或對此議題有興趣的大專學生(包括IVE、各大學或院校學生)
名額:   25位
日期:   2016年3月20日(日)
時間:   11:30 -16:30
(11:30-14:00 生態及海洋垃圾調查+清理行動, 可參考3月天文台潮汐預報, 橫瀾島潮汐低於1.5m)
(14:00-16:30 BBQ)
地點:   大潭SSSI具特殊科學價值地點+ 大潭篤生態教育中心 ( 交通方法 )
內容:   紅樹林生態及海洋垃圾調查+清理行動+BBQ
備註:   當日會需要經過約20cm深的淺水,請穿著合適的衣物和水鞋
費用:   全免

報名方法: 請於2016年3月13(日)前,填妥網上報名表格(http://goo.gl/forms/HMi6xc67KB)我們會盡快通知您是否獲選參與活動,先到先得。
歡迎邀請身邊朋友參與!  如有任何問題,歡迎電郵(bel@taitamtuk.org)查詢。
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After the BioBlitz, some friends told us you would like to spend time investigating the mangroves.  Please join our first citizen science event for 2016, Survey + Cleanup + BBQ at Tai Tam! 

WWF’s Coastal Watch programme is HK’s first large-scale citizen science survey providing the EPD/AFCD data on marine debris and biodiversity after the 2012 plastic pellet crisis.  In Season 1, 2014-15 600+ people surveyed 27 coastal areas throughout HK.  This site action focuses on the protected mangrove area in Tai Tam led by Team Scientist Maegen from  HKU SWIMS with sustainability experts from Green Council HK.

Target: Students studied environmental related field or students who feel interested in environmental issues
Quota: 25
Date: 20 Mar (Sun),2016
Time: 11:30 – 16:30
(11:30 -14:00 clean up + survey, tide lower than 1.5m, see March tide tables of Waglan Island)
(14:00 -16:30 BBQ)
Location:  Tai Tam SSSI + Tai Tam Tuk Eco Education Centre  (transportation)
Content: Mangrove scientific survey + cleanup + BBQ after
Remark: Please wear suitable boots and clothing as we will cross the stream and water level may reach 20cm or higher
Cost: FREE

Application: Please apply here (http://goo.gl/forms/HMi6xc67KB) to confirm your space by 13 Mar (Sun). First-come-first-served, friends welcome.  Looking forward to seeing you in the event!

Please free feel to contact us(bel@taitamtuk.org) if you have any questions.