Events and Programmes
Events and Programmes Event Calendar
Animal Encounters
Raptor Talk

Objectives
We hope to bring nature closer to visitors, increase general awareness related to wildlife conservation and illegal wildlife trade, and inspire respect and appreciation of animals. We are hoping that through our event, visitors are empowered to make informed conservation choices and live a greener lifestyle.

Content
On the first, second and third Sunday of every month, there will be an "Animal Encounters" activity to give visitors a close experience with animals. Experienced animal keepers will introduce our animal ambassadors and convey their stories.

*Programme Schedule is subject to change without prior notice. The latest Animal Encounters schedule will be announced on KFBG Website Homepage and KFBG Facebook.

ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS 
Date:
7, 14 & 21 July 2024

 

Native Mammal Talk

Tegu Talk

Python Talk

Stick Insect Talk

Time

11:30 - 11:55

13:15 - 13:45

14:15 - 14:45

15:15 - 15:45

Registration Time

10:30

10:30

10:30

10:30

Gathering Time

11:25

13:10

14:10

15:00

Capacity

20

20

20

20

Venue

Piers Jacobs Wildlife Sanctuary &
Native Mammal Display

Pavilion behind the Art House OR

Piers Jacobs Wildlife Sanctuary (Weather dependent)

Pavilion behind the Art House OR

Piers Jacobs Wildlife Sanctuary (Weather dependent)

Pavilion behind the Art House OR 
Piers Jacobs Wildlife Sanctuary (Weather dependent) 

Registration: Visitors can sign up for our Animal Encounters on the day at the Animal Encounters Registration Counter near Reception. KFBG volunteers will be stationed at the Counter to help visitors register and lead them to the venues.

Note:

  1. Our Animal Encounters are very popular, so visitors might need to arrive early to queue and sign up. Places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.
  2. Fee - $25 (fee will be required for each session starting from 5th November 2023)

DISCOVERY TABLES

Discovery Tables

A Discovery Table will exhibit a variety of confiscated animal specimens, including birds, reptiles and mammals. By touching the specimens and listening to the information provided by the volunteers, we hope that visitors can be inspired and be respectful to nature.

Target Group
Everyone is welcome.

Language
Cantonese (Volunteers may provide English interpretation if necessary)

Remarks
These education activities may be cancelled due to severe weather. Please confirm with our staff at the Reception about the programme schedule before your visit.

 

Children Book Swap & Fundraising📚

The Fauna Conservation Department will be hosting a Book Swap Session on the first three Sundays of each month, starting in February this year. We invite everyone to participate by swapping children's books at the Animal Encounters reception desk, either by using your own books, or making a donation at the ticketing reception. The aim is to foster a knowledge-sharing environment about nature with the public while simultaneously raising funds for KFBG's nature conservation initiatives.

Requirements for donated books:

  • Language: Chinese / English
  • Types: Children's Books
  • Content: Nature or animals related
  • Condition: Clean and moderately good condition (Non- yellowed or musty-smelling paper)