5 Jun (Sun): Balik Chek Jawa with the Chek Jawa community

FREE, no registration required, just come to Chek Jawa! Volunteer guides will be at the boardwalk to share about Chek Jawa's amazing wildlife.

Wong Ley Kun leading the free guided tour of Chek Jawa by the Naked Hermit Crabs
A spectacular view at from the Jejawi Tower! 

From monkeys to wild boar, birds to butterflies, crabs to mudskippers, and fascinating plants of the mangroves and shores, some of which are rare elsewhere. If we are lucky we may encounter otters or even a dugong. (There will be NO activities on the seashores).

Chek Jawa is also full of history. Volunteers will share about these too. Among the heritage of Chek Jawa is House No. 1, where there will be more activities for the family!
Happy Dugong Ambassadors at Chek Jawa
Our last celebration of Chek Jawa was
the Dugong Ambassadors event in 2008

The volunteers of the Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative and Mangrove Action Squad will also be at Chek Jawa to share about their exciting ground-up community effort to restore mangroves at Pulau Ubin!

Get FREE mangrove colouring sheets! Four different sheets, each featuring different plants and animals and human activities in the mangrove forest.

While volunteers of TeamSeaGrass will share about seagrasses which dugongs love to eat. And how you can join them to monitor the seagrasses of Singapore. Get this FREE TeamSeaGrass colouring sheet.

Ubin Bird Lovers will also be at Chek Jawa to point out the amazing birds that live, hunt and forage here. Get their FREE colouring sheet too!

Want to cycle to Chek Jawa Open House and learn more about what you see along the way? Join the volunteers of Pedal Ubin who will lead a guided Journey to the East which includes Balik Chek Jawa.

This Chek Jawa Open House is brought to you by the Chek Jawa community of volunteers. They include volunteers who worked on Chek Jawa before reclamation was deferred, and current volunteers with Ubin NParks, the Naked Hermit Crabs, the Toddycats/Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum as well as Restore Ubin Mangroves (R.U.M.) Initiative and TeamSeaGrass.

More about Chek Jawa.

Date: 5 Jun (Sun)
Time: 9am - 12noon
Meeting point: Chek Jawa Info Kiosk. More on how to get to Chek Jawa.

No charge, the activity is free!
No registration required, simply come to Chek Jawa.

If you have any questions, click here to ask us!

What happened...

Thanks to more than 40 volunteer guides who turned up to share about Chek Jawa along the boardwalk!
Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
The volunteers arrive bright and early, ready to share Chek Jawa!

Guides were all over the boardwalk to highlight Chek Jawa's charms and point out special plants and animals that are found there.
Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
Guides welcomed visitors at Chek Jawa!

Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
Sharing about the heritage features of Chek Jawa.

Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
Sharing about the mangroves of Chek Jawa.

Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
And here's our youngest volunteer, who gives great flying kisses.
Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
Pointing out the islands and landmarks around Chek Jawa.

Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
Among the exciting sightings was a Spitting cobra!
No people or animals were harmed.

The Restore Ubin Mangrove volunteers were also there to share about mangroves and plans to restore those found in Ubin.
RUM at Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
The Ladies of the Mangrove Photo Booth.

TeamSeaGrass had an awesome outdoor booth to explain about seagrasses.
TeamSeagrass at Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
The friendly guides share more about seagrasses!

A photo posted by TeamSeaGrass (@teamseagrass) on

There were lots of other activities too!
Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
Kids had fun drawing or colouring.
Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
Thanks to those who shared their thoughts about Chek Jawa.
Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
The colouring sheets were a hit.

Thank you to Mama Ley Kun for organising the Chek Jawa Open House and looking after us so well.
Balik Chek Jawa at Pesta Ubin
The awesome brownies that were sawed and conquered.

Also many thanks to other volunteers who sponsored and supported the Chek Jawa Open House. Thanks also to Pedal Ubin for bringing their participants on a Journey to the East, which included a stop at the Chek Jawa Open House.

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