Visitors to Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve in Singapore on 12 Feb had the opportunity to learn about mangrove biodiversity through interactive media using their mobile devices with the launch of a free wireless trail using the trademarked ColorCode technology. They were also treated to a special exhibition and guided walks on mangrove forests. The event – organised by the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, National Parks Board (NParks) in celebration of World Wetlands Day help enhance visitor experience to the Reserve – help highlight the importance of mangrove forests. Open for the first time to the public, the free wireless trail using ColorCode enables visitors holding mobile devices with cameras and Internet connection (such as smartphones) to learn about the flora and fauna at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve. The exhibition – sponsored by HSBC – is open to the public until September 2011. More talks and guided walks at the reserve will be organised throughout 2011.
For more information, go to www.nparks.gov.sg
Original article reported by THE STRAITS TIMES