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Kemaman River Terrapin Research and Conservation Project

Kg. Pasir Gajah

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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

Turtle Tales- Talk by the Turtle Conservation Society
Past Event
21 May
15:30 - 18:00
Badan Warisan Malaysia (The Heritage of Malaysia Trust)

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

TCS World Turtle Day 2017
Past Event
20 May
8:00 - 17:00
Kampung Pasir Gajah

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

[Please share this with your friends/contacts/students.]

on 17 Feb, 20:59

FREE screening of “Racing Extinction” in conjunction with World Wildlife Day

FREE screening of “Racing Extinction” in conjunction with World Wildlife Day
Past Event
4 Mar
20:00 - 22:00
No location

This World Wildlife Day, Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia (TCS) and Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) are jointly organizing the free screening of “Racing Extinction,” in conjunction with World Wildlife Day, which is celebrated on 3rd March every year.

This award-wining film will be screened as follows:

Date: 4th March 2017 (Saturday)

Time: 8:00 pm

Venue: Malaysian Nature Society Auditorium, JKR 641, Jalan Kelantan, Bukit Persekutuan, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.

If you’re planning to join us, please register here: goo.gl/jmfk8N

Light refreshments will be served and guests are requested to bring their own coffee/tea mugs to cut down on waste.

MNS Green Living will hold a mini quiz as well after the screening where you can stand a chance to win awesome gifts! Surprises are in-store for those who carpool or take public transport to the venue!

Our Facebook Event Page: bit.ly/2kupLMd
Racing Extinction website: http://racingextinction.com/the-film/
Racing Extinction trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwxyrLUdcss

on 18 Dec, 09:36

Please help us win SGD5,000 for our terrapin project!

Please help us win SGD5,000 for our terrapin project!
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Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia is in the running to win “Good Story of the Year 2016” and a prize money of SGD5,000 (~RM15,500) to kick start our terrapin conservation project in 2017.

Being a new-ish and fledgling NGO, we are constantly raising funds for our projects, and in order to more for the terrapins and the local community, we need the prize money.

Here’s a 3-min video on one aspect of the work that we do, which involves the participation of the local community:

You could help make this a reality by voting for us here (http://www.ourbetterworld.org/en/gsoty-story/have-you-ever-seen-terrapin-smile). We’d also appreciate it if you’d forward this message to your friends/contacts and encourage them to help a local NGO and our conservation initiatives.

Thank you so much!

P/S: Voting closes at 10:00 am (GMT +8) on Tuesday, 27th December 2016.

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