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on 24 Sep, 19:13

Adopt a terrapin today!

Adopt a terrapin today!
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A big THANK YOU to many of you who have symbolically adopted a terrapin (or two)! All thee river terrapins will be released on 30th September, and we’re using this opportunity to raise funds to sustain our annual conservation project.

Your donation will be used to kickstart the river terrapin conservation project in 2018. Funds will be used to pay the local villagers an allowance for camping out on the river bank to collect terrapin eggs for incubation, maintenance of the hatchery and to purchase pellets and vegetables to feed the terrapins.

We need your help, we cannot do this ourselves. We would be most grateful if you would symbolically adopt a terrapin to support our conservation efforts. Each terrapin adoption costs RM35, and all adoptions are tax-deductible. To support us, head over to this page and fill up the terrapin adoption form!

on 24 Sep, 19:10

Annual Terrapin Release happening 30th Sept!

Annual Terrapin Release happening 30th Sept!
Past Event

Yes, you read that right! Our annual, highly anticipated terrapin release event is happening as follows:

Date: 30th September 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 noon (exhibition, games, activities) and 3:00 – 6:00 pm (release ceremony)
Venue: Kg. Pasir Gajah, Kemaman, Terengganu (map here)

In addition to numerous traditional games that we will play on that day (sukan rakyat), there will also be an exhibition by various turtle conservation organizations in Malaysia, a health screening, a blood donation drive, free ice cream, etc. In the evening, we will release more than 400 head-started river terrapin hatchlings into the Kemaman River.

Come join us, because the next event will be held in September next year!

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on 7 Sep, 11:30

Mosaic and Mangrove Planting Activity

Mosaic and Mangrove Planting Activity
Past Event
16 Sep
8:30 - 12:30
No location

Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia (TCS) and Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) Pahang Branch are jointly organizing a Mosaic Making and Mangrove Planting activity in conjunction with Malaysia Day. We will make nature-inspired mosaics which we will install at the new Fireflies Jetty in Kg. Cherating, Pahang. Participants could also participate in a mangrove-planting activity if you so desire.

Date: 16th September 2017 (Sat)

Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 noon

Venue: Fireflies Jetty, Kg. Cherating, Pahang (opposite Tanjung Inn)

GPS: 4.126466, 103.390653

 

Questions? Email pelf@turtleconservationsociety.org.my.

on 18 May, 19:26

Turtle Tales- Talk by the Turtle Conservation Society

Presented by the Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia, this talk will explore species of sea turtles found in Malaysia, their conservation status, feeding habits & threats against their existence.
The talk will open with Yi Xuan & Yu Jing, two sisters who’s paintings are currently being exhibited at Badan Warisan Malaysia.

Event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/427968470914138/

on 4 May, 21:50

TCS World Turtle Day 2017

This annual  event is back! Organised by the Perhentian Turtle Project in conjunction with the World Turtle Day, together with JKKK Pasir Gajah, Terengganu and Jabatan Perhilitan Semenanjung Malaysia Negeri Terengganu.

Coordinates: 4°14’37.3″N, 103°17’48.9″E

This year, the group will be joined by various government agencies and turtle projects/NGOs such as Lang Tengah Turtle Watch, Perhentian Turtle Project, Malaysian Nature Society’s ecoCare Environmental Education Centre, WWF Malaysia Kerteh and Situ, Rakan Segari and others!

Awesome activities await all of you!

– Launching of Mini Terrapin Museum
– Talk on Wildlife Conservation Act 2010
– Blood donation drive
– Turtle project exhibitions by our various partners above!
– Sukan Rakyat
– Colouring contest

 

Get more info on their Facebook.

Event:  TCS World Turtle Day 2017

on 21 Apr, 21:13

Looking for TCS Interns!

Looking for TCS Interns!
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We are looking for a few interns who are independent, proactive, fast-learners, love to meet new people, are passionate about the environment, possess a valid driving license and a vehicle and who would like to contribute to turtle conservation in Malaysia

Your basic responsibilities as an intern includes, but not limited to, the following tasks:
– Assist in the execution of research and conservation projects
– Assist in the planning of new outreach programmes
– Assist in/Lead our Turtle Discovery Trips
– Assist in/Lead Turtle Camps held with school students
– Assist in our Public Outreach Campaigns
– Assist in/Lead our Fundraising Activities

Of course, you will be trained accordingly on the job (what better way to learn, right?). Accommodation is provided for. TCS-related expenses and mileage claims will be reimbursed.

If you are interested to join us as an intern, please send a cover letter and your resume to pelf@turtleconservationsociety.org.my

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