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​The 8th International Bornean Frog Race 2019

April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019

The International Bornean Frog Race 2019 is a yearly event focused on promoting awareness, interest and education about amphibians and amphibian conservation around the world, engaging participants in fun and worthwhile activities, presentations and group workshops.

The event draws public attention to the frogs of Borneo, and target children for programmes on nature conservation. It includes talks on amphibian biology and conservation, exhibition of frog photographs, and the finale will be a frog-spotting race at participating outlets in a designated mall, where participants try to spot the most number of frog species, represented by hidden images.frog race 2015 wallace

TENTATIVE PROGRAMME
THE EIGHTH INTERNATIONAL BORNEAN FROG RACE
27 April 2019 (Saturday)-Day 1
08:00AM (onwards)- Registration
09:00AM- Inauguration of The International Bornean Frog Race 2019 by VIP
09:10AM- Welcoming address by Prof. Dr. Gabriel Tonga Noweg
09:20AM- Welcoming address by Haji Zolkipli Mohamad Aton
09:30AM- Release of The Borneo Frog Race 2019 stamps (PosMalaysia SetemKu)
09:40AM- Forest Do’s and Dont’s – Mr. Taha bin Wahab
10:00AM- Tea/Coffee break
10:15AM- Talks
Event 1: Smartphone Photography – Ms. Pearl Ee
Event 2: Fossil Frogs – Dr. Hans Hazebroek
Event 3: Frog Calls – Mr. Pui Yong Min and Mr. Joremy Martin
Event 4: Frogs of Madagascar- Mr. Chien C. Lee
12:30PM- Rules of The 8th International Bornean Frog Race 2018 – Mr. Yong Min Pui
12:45- PM- Flag-off for The 8th International Bornean Frog Race 2019 by VIP

28 April 2019 (Sunday)-Day 2
09:00AM- Start of Image Submissions
09:30AM- Frogs of Penang Hill – Prof. Ibrahim Jaafar, National Speaker
10:15AM- Tea/Coffee break
10:45AM- Biodiversity and Conservation of the Amphibians of Indo-China – Dr. Jodi Rowley, International Speaker
11:30AM- Screening of Frog Race 2019 video montage
11:40AM- Live Auction!
12:10PM- Announcement of awards and distribution of prizes and certificates
12:30PM- Concluding speeches and Closing by VIP
13:00PM End of programme

Further details of the event can be found at:

http://internationalborneanfrograce.weebly.com 

https://www.facebook.com/TheBorneanFrogRace/

Details

Start:
April 27, 2019
End:
April 28, 2019
Website:
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Venue

Kuching
Kuching, Sarawak Malaysia + Google Map

Organizers

Sarawak Forestry
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
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