Auntie Oscar’s tips for an efficient mangrove cleanup – advice from a decade at Chek Jawa

Auntie Oscar & friends have been conducting coastal cleanups as part of the International Coastal Cleanup Singapore (ICCS) for over a decade now. They do an excellent job and are well regarded by the ICCS Otters!

And here she is accepting the Biodiversity of Singapore Symposium Award from Minister of State of National Development BG Tan Chuan-Jin during the Biodiversity of Singapore Symposium III on 24 Sep 2011 for a long and distinguished contribution with ICCS.

BoSS III Symposium Award: Oscar & Friends

In 2012 Oscar penned two posts which Organisers should revisit as they begin preparations for the September cleanup.

She started out with bringing an additional pair of scissors but eventually realised she had to bring more and over the years has accumulated a good collection of tools and a good field procedure.

Click the images to read the two posts.