Talk on marine life of Santubong
KUCHING: The public are invited to a talk on archaeology, biodiversity and marine life of Santubong entitled ‘An Afternoon on Santubong’.
A view of Mt Santubong.
It will be held at Kota Sentosa Public Library from 2.30pm to 4.30pm tomorrow (July 16).
Admission is free.
The speakers are Sarawak Museum director Ipoi Datan, who will speak on archaeology of Santubong, Sarawak Forestry Corporation deputy general manager Oswald Braken Tisen on biodiversity of Santubong, and assistant researcher in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) Cindy Peters on dolphins.
The talk is jointly organised by the Malaysian Nature Society Kuching Branch (MNSKB) and Permai Rainforest Resort as a lead-up activity to Santubong Nature Festival.
Conceptualised by MNSKB, the first Santubong Nature Festival (SNF) was held in November last year.
This year, the festival will be held on Santubong Peninsula from Nov 8 to 9.
Monthly lead-up events being held from May this year included talks, walks, cruises in Kuching and in Santubong.
Among others, the SNF aims to showcase the tourism and recreational potential of the natural and cultural values of Santubong Peninsula, and stimulate reflection on responsible and sustainable management of the peninsula and its surroundings.
Source: The Borneo Post