Expanding our flock: Recruitment

Blog recruitment poster
Design by Melissa Wong, Photo by Jacqueline Chua

For the past year, our team of 31 volunteers have gone through training sessions to hone their guiding skills. The BES Drongos have successfully held 13 public trails, with 116 visitors coming on our walks!

With the fresh start of a new academic year, our seniors have graduated and now the time has come for us to expand our flock and train some more new fledglings to guide with BES Drongos.

Trail walk with MFA 7 Feb. Photo by BES Drongos

The BES Drongos are a group of nature lovers keen to passing our ever-burning passion on to the general public. We bring members of the public on guided trails in the Central Catchment Nature Reserve to educate them about the value of the ecosystems and residing biodiversity they host.

If you are:

From any cohort of BES

A nature lover

Keen to interact with the public

Passionate about conservation, environmental outreach and education

Interested in honing guiding skills (no prior experience needed)

Able to commit for training sessions (dates TBC)

Willing to guide on weekends for the trails

Not horrified by the idea of guiding about a dozen members of the public through the Petai Trail

Excited to see all sorts of vipers, beetles, birds and plants there are in CCNR (Check out this link of 50 animals you can see in CCNR)

… then we want YOU to join the Drongos!

Read up on our past posts to know what fun we had on our trainings and trails, or contact us at besdrongos@gmail.com if you have other enquiries this blog does not answer.

If you have made up your mind to be a fellow Drongo, simply sign up here! http://goo.gl/forms/tEucgBDHvo

Sign ups end by the 21st of August, so we really hope to hear from you before then.

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