KFBG Blog: KFBG Diary
Wild Animal Rescue Centre Received 1000+ Birds in 2017
The number of birds admitted annually to the Wild Animal Rescue Centre (Rescue Centre) has dramatically increased in recent years. Prior to 2011 we received an average of 100 birds annually, taking ...
KFBG 2017 Annual Dinner & Spring Reception
On 3rd March 2017, KFBG staff and Board members gathered for a great evening at the KFBG Annual Dinner & Spring Reception in Hong Lok Yuen, Tai Po. As many of you know, 2016 was a special year fo...
KFBG 60th Anniversary Party - ‘Behold, service is joy’
We could think of no better way of celebrating the 60th anniversary of KFBG than with our good friend and collaborator Dr. Satish Kumar from Schumacher College, UK, which we duly did in memorable fas...
Another KFBG Landmark: “The Wild Animal Rescue Centre has released its 40,000th rescue case”
The KFBG Wild Animal Rescue Centre (Rescue Centre) was established in 1994 and is the only private wildlife rescue centre in Hong Kong, operating under a special licence from the Director of Agricult...
A Stellar Career - Chow Pak Tim Recalls his Time in the Facilities Department
In the expansive working landscape of Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG) the safety of visitors is of paramount consideration. Thanks to our Facilities Department (FAC) staff, KFBG is indeed a s...
Reopen of the Jim Ades Raptor Sanctuary
The Raptor Rehabilitation Programme was established in April 1994. It was the first such programme of its kind in Hong Kong. The aim of the programme is to rehabilitate rescued sick and injured birds...
KFBG 2016 Annual Dinner & Spring Reception
KFBG staff and Board members had a wonderful night on the 11 March 2016 at the KFBG Annual Dinner & Spring Reception held in Hong Lok Yuen, Tai Po. To show our gratitude to those who have dedicat...
'From Receiving to Giving' - Interview with retiring staff Lau Tso-Ying
Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden was originally the Kadoorie Agricultural Aid Association (KAAA) until it was renamed in 1995. During the period between the 1950s and the 1980s, KAAA had helped thous...
Extreme weather damaged the plants in KFBG's upper areas
As temperatures reached -3.5 degrees last weekend (24 January 2016) due to the unusual polar vortex conditions, many Hong Kong people have enjoyed the novelty of ice in Hong Kong. This weather extrem...
The endangered chestnut tree fruited for the first time in KFBG
After more than 15 years of careful nurturing the very rare and endangered chestnut tree Castanopsis concinna fruited for the first time in KFBG's Oak Seed Garden. The tree can grow up to 25 meters t...