05 Mar '11, 6am

DPM Teo opens Lor Halus Wetland biodiversity haven

DPM Teo opens Lor Halus Wetland biodiversity haven

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean opened the Riverside Walk portion of the Punggol Promenade and Lorong Halus Wetland. -- PHOTO: JOSEPH NAIR FOR THE STRAITS TIMES MORE than 1,000 residents gathered for a brisk walk to mark the occasion as Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean officially opened the Lorong Halus Wetland and part of the Punggol Promenade on Saturday. Located in north-eastern Singapore along the eastern bank of Serangoon Reservoir, Lorong Halus Wetland was transformed from a landfill into an educational site and biodiversity haven for plants, birds and other wildlife. The project is part of the Active, Beautiful, Clean Waters (ABC Waters) Programme by national water agency PUB. 'The Lorong Halus Wetland will provide a new space for members of the public to enjoy not just the tranquility and greenery of the wetland, but also the new habitat that this wetland ha...

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