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  1. Don't miss Mai Po photo treat

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui You still have a chance to catch the Mai Po- Hong Kong's Living Treasure photographic exhibition at Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong today and tomorrow. Organised by WWF Hong Kong, the exhibition aims to raise awareness of the importance of wetland conservation and to celebrate the 20th anniversary of WWF's management of Mai Po Nature Reserve. Over the years, ...

  2. Developer seeks delay in wetlands planning bid

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... WWF Hong Kong, Cheung Kong's conservation partner on the project, said it had asked for a study on the firefly to preserve the species, which had not been recorded in Hong Kong until ... and that a one-month delay in the planning application will be too short to allow a complete study. Eric Bohm, chief executive officer of WWF, said one possible solution was for the planning board to make ...

  3. Off with the birds

    Posted Feb 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui With the weather gradually warming up, it's the perfect time to head outdoors, and the WWF's Thousands of Birds in Action tour is a good choice. Birds fly to Hong ... pond- or gei wai. Every winter, WWF stocks the gei wai with fish to feed the cormorants. The aim is to reduce the amount of commercial fish they eat in fishponds around Mai Po and Inner Deep ...

  4. Putting youth in touch with nature

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Underprivileged children in Tin Shui Wai and Yuen Long will have a chance to get close to nature, thanks to WWF Hong Kong and Operation Santa Claus (OSC). WWF is planning ... corporations and schools to fund various charities in the city. Money from the OSC goes to the WWF's Wetlander-Wetland Management Ambassador Programme for Children from Small Group Homes to learn ...

  5. New winter homes

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A year-long project to renovate a special pond for migratory birds at the Mai Po Nature Reserve has been completed. The reserve is managed by environmental organisation WWF ... constructed in the pond. Workers had to remove vegetation and silt from the area and create a 1.3km-long network of ditches. The project was made possible by funds raised from WWF's Big Bird Race ...

  6. Call of the wild

    Posted May 16th 2010, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... of these creatures if you join their night safari, but you might. The WWF reserve, in Deep Bay, is introducing a range of summer eco-tours across its 2,700-hectare site, but has so far announced only two, ... is relatively greater- of June 21, July 10 and August 14. Both tours cost HK$280 per person (HK$240 for WWF Hong Kong members, those aged over 65 and full-time students), which includes a return trip ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - ROAD TEST MAI PO TOUR

    Road Test: Mai Po Tour

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by Cici George

    ... is stroller friendly. Exploring Mai Po (English), HK$90, publicvisit@wwf.org.hk, wwf.org.hk/en/getinvolved/gomaipo ...

  8. Winged wonders

    Posted Sep 26th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH You can find at least 51 species of dragonfly and damselfly at the Mai Po Nature Reserve, according to a two-year field study organised by WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) Hong ... for the first time. It is a blue damselfly- about 25 millimetres long- that is very rare. WWF Hong Kong education officer Alex Wong Wai-tung said dragonflies and damselflies are semi-aquatic insects ...

  9. Birdwatchers raise HK$1m for Mai Po

    Posted Mar 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... freshwater marsh for dragonflies and amphibians, and a shallow-water high-tide roost for waterbirds in the Mai Po ponds, said WWF-Hong Kong, organisers of the annual competition. Both places will be open to the public for educational visits, including trips by schools. WWF announced the results of its Big Bird Race this week. Twelve four-member teams competed last month to spot the most ...

  10. Black-faced Spoonbills stay beyond usual visit

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... at the Mai Po Nature Reserve. The reserve is managed by the environmental organisation World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). The Black-faced Spoonbill is a well-known visitor to the nature reserve. Many ... back to Korea where the other Black-faced Spoonbills are, but they do not,' said WWF Reserve Officer Bena Smith. The species' only known breeding area is on rocky islands off the west ...




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