It's nice to compare the latest photos we took of the Eco-Link@BKE recently with our early photos, taken just after the planting works were completed, back in 2013. Read More
The wildlife bridge has been monitored by NParks with camera traps, bat detectors (which is a device that detects the echlocation calls made by different species of bats and not a gadget used by Bruce Wayne), and bird ringing programs.
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, planted a tree on 9th July 2016 at Sengkang Riverside Park to launch the first 63km of the Round Island Route project, which will tender for Construction soon. Read More
World Wetland Day 2nd Feb 2016 Read More
It's no coincidence that Kranji Marshes was officially opened yesterday on 1st February 2016 just in time for World Wetlands Day today 2nd February 2016.
Kranji Marshes also made the front page of all the newspapers today here in Singapore.
Countdown to the Opening of Kranji Marshes Read More
Stephen Caffyn Landscape Design (SCLD) are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the Consultancy for the first phase of the Round Island Route (RIR), a 150Km recreational trail for pedestrians and cyclists around Singapore.
Round Island Route (RIR), Singapore
The Round Island Route is a proposed 150Km long recreational walking and cycling route that circumnavigates Singapore. The RIR will connect existing rural, industrial, civic, residential, recreational, urban, natural, cultural, and historic locations with exciting new features, facilities and elements.
Went over to VivoCity to see the Festival of Biodiversity held over the weekend from 12th July to 13th July 2014. Read More
Lots going on there with workshops for kids, lots of exhibits from groups such as NParks, Nature Society, NUS, and the Nature Photography group.
Kranji Marshes construction about to start Read More
A great video of two Otters checking out a Crocodile on a bank at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore. Read More
We are hoping to get visitors like these as well as the Birds at the new Kranji Marshes freshwater marsh nature reserve once it's finished.
So I'm told that Palm Civets (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) have been pooing on the Wildlife Bridge! Read More
National Parks (NParks) Officers have spotted Palm Civet droppings on the bridge so it seems animals are already using the bridge - even if it's only as a toilet.
Looking forward to getting the Contractor on board and starting the construction work on the Nature Reserve.
Some of the birds of interest we spotted on our visit:
3 Purple Swamphens (Porphyrio porphyrio) Read More
1 Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea)
1 Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinesis)
A flock of Red-wattled Lapwings (Vanellus indicus atronuchalis)
Several Long-tailed Parakeets (Psittacula longicauda) - our native Parakeet
1 Kingfisher - just a glimpse, probably a White-throated Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis)
SCLD's Kranji Marshes Project is out to Construction Tender.
Kranji Marshes Environmental Improvement Project Tender has just been published on Gebiz the Govt Tender Website, (5 Feb 2014). The environmental improvement project comprises habitat creation & enhancement, native planting, nest boxes programme, and the construction of facilities for visitors (boardwalks, carpark, toilets, shelters, bird hides & blinds, lookout tower). Read More
Find the article about the Wildlife Bridge over the Bukit Timah Expressway here and read more about the Eco-Link @ BKE and the wildlife and biodiversity it will help to conserve. Read More