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“Walk for Nature” 2018 is now open for registration, so sign up to reserve your place! Walk for Nature 2018 is an ideal time for family and friends to Connect2Nature at Mai Po Nature Reserve and meet WWF staff to see and hear more about the important role of Ramsar sites, such as the Mai Po marshes, and the challenges faced by migratory waterbirds on their journey along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway. Get involved and use the iNaturalist app during this year’s event and share what you see with friends.
 
Dates: 3-4 November 2018 (Saturday and Sunday)
*Participants can choose to join for one day only
Time: 9:30am to 6pm
The event will be divided into10 time slots each day, running consecutively at half-hour intervals from 9:30am-2pm. Participants can choose their preferred time slot during registration.
Venue: Mai Po Nature Reserve
  Suitable for 4 years old or above
*For safety reasons, baby strollers and prams are not allowed in the reserve.

“Walk for Nature” is a set route around the reserve, located in the Inner Deep Bay wetlands. Since 1995, Mai Po has been accredited as a “Wetland of International Importance” under the Ramsar Convention and is home to 35 species that are classified as worldwide endangered species. Read more about Mai Po Nature Reserve


 

Flap Your Wings for Nature

Under the theme “Flap Your Wings”, participants will experience migratory birds’ journey to Hong Kong through a series of games, DIY workshop and puppet show/silhouette show. Taking part in these activities will raise participants’ awareness and knowledge of conservation issues and sustainable living. Click here for activity details.

Hong Kong singer Eman Lam is this year’s event ambassador.



Support us by joining Walk for Nature and get your friends involved by joining or by sponsoring you. Funds raised will support our work on local biodiversity and land conservation issues, as well as a WWF conservation impact fund to help community groups help us to protect some of Hong Kong’s best natural spaces in South Lantau. We believe in the importance of proactive conservation action in wetland and coastal habitats across Hong Kong.

For questions, please contact: 2526-1011 or walk@wwf.org.hk.

No parking space will be provided at Mai Po. Complimentary shuttle buses will run between Sheung Shui MTR station and Mai Po. Click here for transportation details
 

Fee

Category

Minimum donation
before 17 October

Adult HK$550
Junior (Age 4-17) and Senior (Age 60 or above) HK$400
Group of 2 HK$1,000
Group of 3 HK$1,400
Group of 4 HK$1,800
 

Featured Activities



Have you ever strolled along a floating boardwalk in the middle of a magnificent mangrove forest? At this year’s “Walk for Nature”, you’ll have the chance to do so! 
 
*For safety reasons, participants must be aged 12 or above. 
** Registration for the boardwalk guided tour is only available when enrolling Walk for Nature online.
 
Activities

Additional fee

Timeslot Quota (Each session)
Boardwalk guided tour HK$120 11:30am-1pm Suggested start time: 9:30am
OR 2pm-3:30pm Suggested starting time: 11:30am
40
 

How to Register

1: Sign Up
You can register online (For credit card payment)

Successful applicants will receive an email booking confirmation*. To enter Mai Po Nature Reserve, you must bring your booking confirmation(e-copy is accepted). Login details of your fundraising webpage will be sent in a separate email**.

*For group entry, booking confirmation will be sent to the group leader by email.

**Participants who joined as a group will receive one fundraising page shared among all team members. The login details will be sent to the group leader.

2: Collect Sponsorship
Each participant will receive a fundraising webpage set up on his/her behalf (Participants who join as a group will receive one fundraising page shared among all team members. Login details will be sent to the group leader). This link can be shared via email or social media so friends and relatives can donate and support you for this worthwhile cause!

All donation receipts (for donation amounts of HK$100 or more) will be emailed directly to the participants and sponsors. Please provide sponsorship details (i.e. sponsors’ names and email addresses) so we can issue donation receipts to all your sponsors. Otherwise, the donation receipts will be emailed directly to the participants. All receipts will be emailed on or before 28 February 2019. Click here for fundraising award details.

Green initiatives to be implemented at this year’s event.

Green market – Application Form(Chinese version only)

Corporate Sponsorship

“Walk for Nature” 2018 is now recruiting corporate sponsors. Please contact us for more information. 
Tel: 2526-1011 (press 4, 3 after choosing language)
Email: walk@wwf.org.hk

Group Participation

 “Walk for Nature” 2018 is now recruiting group participation. Please contact us for more information. 
Tel: 2526-1011 (press 4, 3 after choosing language)
Email: walk@wwf.org.hk

KEY DATES

Event

Date

Registration Closing Date

Participants Amendment Deadline
(for all participants)
17 October 2018
Walk for Nature Event Dates 3-4 November 2018
Kick off ceremony starts at 10:30am on 3 November
Fundraising Award donation submission deadline 24 October 2018
Prize Presentation of Individual and Group Fundraising Awards 3 November 2018
Prizes will be presented during the kick-off ceremony
Donation submission deadline 30 November 2018
Issue of
e-certificates
On or before 29 December 2018
Issue of donation receipts (only provided for donations of $100 or above) On or before 28 February 2019

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