Events

Nature Talk : Discovering the Butterflies of Singapore


Date : 12 Aug 2017
Time : 10.45am to 12.15pm
Location : Maxwell Auditorium, Science Centre Singapore

Open to the Public - Purchase of Tickets Needed

Did you know that we have over 300 species of butterflies in Singapore? Join us as we learn more about this fascinating order of insects and the rich diversity around us. You will learn about the species commonly found in our parks and forests as well as tips to help you spot them!
This will be followed by a guided tour of Butterflies Up-Close, Singapore’s first indoor butterfly sanctuary. You will get to observe at close range the spectacular beauty of live butterflies including the Common Rose, Singapore’s national butterfly.

Age
7 years & above and all in the family

Public Fee: Singaporeans/PR

Participant Fee

Participant 

Fee* 

1 Adult 

$14 

2 Adults 

$16 

1 Adult, 1 Child 

$16 

2 Adults, 1 Child 

$28 

2 Adults, 2 Children 

$30 

2 Adults, 3 Children 

$42 

*Fee includes admission to Science Centre and Butterflies Up-Close. Each ticket type/bundle is subject to an additional online booking fee of $1.12 and credit card surcharge of 6.5%.

Tickets
Buy your tickets online at:
https://regonline.sg/sgbutterflies2017

Programme
10.45am Arrival at Science Centre (main lobby)
11.00-12.00pm Talk followed by Q&A
12.00-12.30pm Guided tour
Free to browse Science Centre galleries
Speaker
Dr Anuj Jain
Former Chairman – Butterfly & Insect Group, Nature Society (Singapore)

Dr Anuj Jain is a tropical ecologist and conservation biologist with expertise in conducting field and modelling-based ecological studies particularly on butterflies and birds. His doctorate thesis focused on species extinction trends, nectar-ecology, dispersal, and habitat enrichment strategies of butterflies across different land use types in Singapore. Anuj was Chair of the Butterfly & Insect Group at NSS from 2012 to 2016 where he led projects such as the “Vote to Select Singapore’s National Butterfly”.

For Enquiries
Please contact Muhammad Amir bin Rosli, Business Development Dept, Science Centre Singapore at:

Email: muhammad.amir.rosli@gmail.com

Mobile: 9655-8930

The event is jointly organised by Singapore Science Centre and Nature Society (Singapore).





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