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Hong Kong BioBlitz @ Hong Kong Park

Come and do a scientific survey with your family members to know more about local ecology! Join naturalists and experts at a BioBlitz in Hong Kong Park on 20 January. There will also be a range of fun-packed booths offering activities and opportunity to learn more about our nature.

Hong Kong BioBlitz is jointly organised by the British Council, The Natural History Museum, London, Hong Kong Science Museum and Tai Tam Tuk Eco Education Centre. Details are as follows:

Date: 20-01-2019 (Sun)
Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Olympic Square, Hong Kong Park
Participation: Walk-in and free admission

BioBlitz BioBlitz

Activity Content
Booth activities
  • Get a glimpse of specialised structures of animals and plants through microscopes.
  • Participate in insect identification quiz, and give kids a chance to be a little naturalist.
"Amazing Leaves"
  • Create your own piece of artwork using leaves, and learn about the importance and diversity of leaves.
  • Use leaves as musical instruments. Let's jam together.
BioBlitz
  • Experts of The Natural History Museum, London, and Tai Tam Tuk Eco Education Centre will instruct participants on the use of iNaturalist app* to identify and record the wildlife encountered.

 

*Participants need to bring their own phone/tablet, and download iNaturalist app in advance.
Inclement Weather Arrangement

HK Bioblitz will be cancelled if the following weather condition(s) is still in force 3 hours before the activity begins:

i. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No.3 or above is issued; or
ii. Red/Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is issued.

Activity already in progress: When Red/Black Rainstorm Warning Signal or Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No.3 is issued, the HK BioBlitz activity will be cancelled immediately.

 

Co-organisers:

British Council

Natural History Museum, London

LCSD HKSCM

Tai Tam Tuk Eco Education Centre

 

 

Last Modified: 17-01-2019

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