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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Invitation to attend talks at MNS roadshow


MEMBERS of the Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) and the public are invited to the society’s coming roadshow to be held in conjunction with its 70th anniversary.
The roadshow will take place at Mango Tree Restaurant in Crookshank Road, Kuching, on July 24 at 2pm.
During the roadshow, MNS president Tan Sri Dr Salleh Mohd Nor will give a presentation on the anniversary and this will be followed up with MNS 70th anniversary lecture series presented by MNS member Philip Yong at 3pm.
Yong will talk on nature-based tourism in Sarawak. Both talks are open to the public and admission is free.
Prior to the roadshow, the MNS Kuching branch will hold its 14th annual general meeting (AGM) at the restaurant at 11am.
Members are encouraged to attend the AGM and are reminded to renew their membership to be eligible to stand for office and vote.
The branch will also hold a mini nature photography exhibition at Mango Tree Restaurant and MNS merchandise such as reusable shopping bags, T-shirts and books will be on sale.
Established in the 1940, MNS is the oldest scientific and non-governmental organisation in Malaysia.
Its mission is to promote the study, appreciation, conservation and protection of Malaysia’s natural heritage.
It has more than 4,000 members in 13 branches nationwide coming from all walks of life and bound by a common interest in nature. In Sarawak, MNS has branches in Kuching and Miri.
For more information and registration for the talks, send email to mnskuching@gmail.com or visit www.mnskuching.blogspot.com orwww.mns.org.my

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