20 Sep '12, 10pm

Visiting the mud with the biodiversity class

Visiting the mud with the biodiversity class

One of the Teaching Assistants (TAs) dropped the binocular lens caps onto the mangrove during our recce of Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve , so I went to retrieve. Waste not, want not! Photo by Civetgirl Xu Weiting. In August I learnt through ICCS Changi Beach updates that the stretch of beach which we typically use for our first year biodiversity (LSM1103) class would be closed for improvement works until the first quarter of next year. We evaluated alternatives and realised there are many reasons why Changi Beach 1 was such a successful practical venue – it was tucked away in a safe alcove for students to debs, the beach was next to the carpark, there was space for buses to park and safely pick up students, change facility was located nearby, the beach was safe with no stone fish, it had a shallow shore, soft-bottom habitats to provide interesting fauna and was 45mins away...

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