13th August 2017 (Sunday): FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Treetop Walk

Yes! We’re back! After the last two months of doing walks at Pulau Ubin, we are resuming our monthly free guided walks. TreeTop Walk is one of our favourite places to herp. So come join us on this walk through Singapore’s Central Catchment Nature Reserve. Learn more about the natural heritage of our tiny island.Continue reading “13th August 2017 (Sunday): FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Treetop Walk”

13th May 2017 (Sat): FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Macritchie Reservoir

A long-tailed macaque mother and baby pair (photo taken by HSS member, Sankar). In an effort to promote an awareness of Singapore’s natural and historical heritage, and to promote conversations amongst Singaporeans, the HSS has begun the Herp Walk! We want to raise awareness, in particular, about Herps! These misunderstood creatures are often thought of as scaryContinue reading “13th May 2017 (Sat): FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Macritchie Reservoir”

Herpy Anniversary to us at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve!

On 2nd April, we organized our very first Herp Walk at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. Bleary-eyed, (from having woken up at 5.30AM), the HSS guides and participants shuffled into the Wetland Centre at 8AM. Despite the early start, we were excited to explore the Reserve! Right off the bat, as we walked out onto the mainContinue reading “Herpy Anniversary to us at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve!”

2nd April 2017 (Sun): FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

Did you know that these beautiful herptiles can be found in our local wetlands? In an effort to promote an awareness of Singapore’s natural and historical heritage and to promote conversations amongst Singaporeans, the HSS has begun the Herp Walk! We want to raise awareness, in particular, about Herps (reptiles and amphibians)! These misunderstood creatures are oftenContinue reading “2nd April 2017 (Sun): FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve”

FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Bukit Timah

In an effort to promote an awareness of Singapore’s natural and historical heritage, and to promote conversations amongst Singaporeans, the HSS has begun the Herp Walk! We want to raise awareness, in particular, about Herps! These misunderstood creatures are often thought of as scary or unnecessary. But we want to show Singaporeans that Herps are important andContinue reading “FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Bukit Timah”

Herping Ubin

Today was the HSS’ first Herp Walk held on Pulau Ubin! Previously, night walks had been held in collaboration with the Vertebrate Study Group (VSG) branch of the Nature Society as part of Pesta Ubin 2016, and HSS members also helped survey for herptiles during BioBlitz Ubin in December last year. Given the rich herpetofauna that we observedContinue reading “Herping Ubin”

FREE Guided Walk @ Pulau Ubin

In an effort to promote an awareness of Singapore’s natural and historical heritage, and to promote conversations amongst Singaporeans, the HSS has begun the Herp Walk! We want to raise awareness, in particular, about Herps! These misunderstood creatures are often thought of as scary or unnecessary. But we want to show Singaporeans that Herps areContinue reading “FREE Guided Walk @ Pulau Ubin”

FREE Guided Walk @ Treetop Walk

In an effort to promote an awareness of Singapore’s natural and historical heritage, and to promote conversations amongst Singaporeans, the HSS has begun the Herp Walk! We want to raise awareness, in particular, about Herps! These misunderstood creatures are often thought of as scary or unnecessary. But we want to show Singaporeans that Herps are important andContinue reading “FREE Guided Walk @ Treetop Walk”

FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Bukit Timah!

Wagler’s Pit Viper (Tropidolaemus wagleri) that we encountered in Bukit Timah Hill. In an effort to promote an awareness of Singapore’s natural and historical heritage, and to promote conversations amongst Singaporeans, the HSS has begun the Herp Walk! We want to raise awareness, in particular, about Herps! These misunderstood creatures are often thought of as scary orContinue reading “FREE Guided Herp Walk @ Bukit Timah!”

Of Vipers and Vivipary

Having had to cut short the previous walk in August due to rain, we were delighted to have clear weather for our latest walk in September, once again at the MacRitchie Treetop Walk! We also welcomed two members of the Little Green Men, Sarah and Frances, to join us on our walk; if you’re interested in makingContinue reading “Of Vipers and Vivipary”