HKBioBlitz 2017 Information Page

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HK Bioblitz event poster 2017

 

Pre-Event Sessions:

Stakeholder Engagement Session for Experts
Details: 24 Aug 2017 (Thur) 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Civic Exchange
Aim: To coordinate stakeholder input in proposed protocol and activities. Ideas sharing on public engagement in biodiversity

Stakeholder Engagement Session for Community
Details: 28 Sep 2017 (Thur) 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Civic Exchange
Aim: To coordinate stakeholder input in proposed protocol and activities. Ideas sharing on youth/family/community engagement in biodiversity

Volunteer Training: Click the link for more information and sign-up details: (Volunteer registration)
Details: 14 Oct 2017 (Sat) 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Tai Tam Tuk Eco-Education Centre
Aim: Familiarise volunteers with site, duties, expectations; educate on wildlife recording, working with the public, countryside code.

BioBlitz Event:

A BioBlitz is a 24-hour event, to record animal and plant species found within Tai Tam. Scientists and trained volunteers will lead the BioBlitz with the assistance of citizen scientists like you! Join wildlife experts in different types of biodiversity survey including:

• Nocturnal survey (Spider, Bat, Frog),
• Intertidal survey (Rocky/Sandy Shore, Mangrove, Microscopic Diversity),
• Terrestrial survey (Plant, Fungi, Insect, Bird)
• And more!

Also, meet environmental NGOs and wildlife experts in our Interactive Exhibition Stands to learn about HK’s new Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan.

Teacher Training: Click the link for more information and sign-up details: (Teacher Registration)
Details: 3 Nov 2017 (Fri) 12noon – 4:00pm
Venue: Tai Tam Scout Center.

Expert Surveys:
Details: 3-4 Nov 2017 (Fri – Sat) 5pm – 5pm
Venue: Tai Tam, Basecamp at ex-WSD Senior Staff Quarters

Guided Surveys & Interactive Exhibition for Community: Click the link for more information and sign-up details: (Community Registration)

Details:
3 Nov (Fri) 6:00pm-8:30pm. Night Survey
4 Nov (Sat) 10:00am – 12:30noon. Intertidal & Terrestrial Survey + Basecamp Exhibition
4 Nov (Sat) 1:30pm – 5:30pm. Intertidal & Terrestrial Survey + Basecamp Exhibition + Self-Guided Survey
4 Nov (Sat) 5:00pm – 5:30pm. Closing and Number Announcement
Venue: Tai Tam, Basecamp at ex-WSD Senior Staff Quarters (listed heritage building):

Post-BioBlitz Sharing Session:

Details: Dec 2017 (TBC)
Aim: To coordinate stakeholder input in data collected and result

This event is now open for registration! First come first served, quota applies!
This is a FREE event subvented by Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department!

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