Thursday, September 25, 2014

Santubong Nature Festival from Nov 8-9

KUCHING: Nature lovers can now look forward to Santubong Nature Festival (SNF) to be held on Nov 8 and 9 in Permai Rainforest Resort near here.

It is jointly organised by Kuching branch of Malaysian Nature Society and Permai Rainforest Resort with the support of Kuching City North Commission (DBKU), Sarawak Museum and the Sarawak Forestry Corporation.

The festival’s organising chairman Vincent Wong said the organisers had outlined several activities for the two-day festival, including guided nature walk, star-planet gazing and talks.

Cycling enthusiasts are encouraged to take part in a free ride from DBKU to Permai Rainforest Resort on Nov 8 and Survivor Race on Nov 9, he added.

He said among others the festival was aimed at raising public awareness of the rich natural, historical and cultural heritage of Santubong peninsula, to advocate for a holistic and integrated approach to development and management of the area to safeguard its unique landscape, biodiversity and historical assets.