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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Public talk by Malaysian Nature Society Kuching Branch

Learn more about the amazing world of frogs at a coming public talk by Malaysian Nature Society Kuching Branch:

  • Date: 2 April 2013
  • Time: 7.30pm
  • Venue: UCSI Campus
  • Speaker: Professor Dr. Indraneil Das

Speaker’s background: Dr. Indraneil is a Professor of Herpetology at the Institute of Biodiversity and Environmental Conservation, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. His research interest includes ecology, systematics, and conservation biology of Bornean and south-east Asian amphibians and reptiles.

After Dr. Indraneil’s presentation, two of his students Pui Yong Min and Ong Jia Jet will speak on the Bornean Frog Race 2013. Registration for the race is still open.

Admission to talk:  FREE, please register with mnskuching@gmail.com
Further details of the herpetofaunal biology group can be found at:http://theherpetofaunalbiologygroup.weebly.com/index.html


Wednesday, March 13, 2013

MNS Caving trip to Temurang

Dear members,

We are pleased to announce a caving trip to Temurang on Sunday 24 March 2013.

Temurang is situated along the road towards Borneo Highlands Resort. The village is on the right just before the foothill entrance to the BHR.  There is a good sign post for the village.  If you do miss the village, turn back towards Kuching and it is the first village to your left. 

This exciting trip to visit the caves in Temurang will be led by caving experts; Braken, Rambli and Christopher who are very knowledgeable in the area.

  • Registered participants are requested to meet at 9.30am SHARP at the VIC in Kampung Temurang. Don't come late since we leave on time (Leave Kuching latest at 8 a.m.)
  • We can see if we can arrange carpooling but this is depending on participants that got extra space in their car.(Please let us know if you are willing to carpool and who needs transport.
From there, our 3 guides will lead us to the caves. We should be back in Kuching by 3pm.

  • Please register with Kwan at mnskuching@gmail.com as soon as possible, Latest date  to register 22 March at 5pm.
  • first come first serve basis.
  • We need for your registration, your name, HP number and IC or Passport number for our Indemnity form
Pay up members have privileges.Non members pay RM 10.

  • Maximum 20 people can join for safety reasons. Not suitable for young kids below 10 year
  • Please bring your own water, snacks and/or lunch that you can eat with your hands(noodles and rice might be not so handy we suggest sandwich.
  • Don't leave your litter behind but have to carry it back.


Malaysian Nature Society Kuching Branch Committee