BFF Challenge: Burning Questions LIVE w/ a Volunteer Guide


Coming up in our next ‘Burning Questions LIVE’: Meet Joys, a ‘Monkey Walk’ guide with the Jane Goodall Institute (Singapore) (JGIS)! She educates the public about Singapore’s most familiar primate, the Long-tailed Macaque, by volunteering to lead guided walks at Hindhede Estate.

So fire away any Burning Questions you have about primates, being an outreach volunteer, and human-macaque conflicts in Singapore. 


Completion of this entire activity (both Part 1 and Part 2) before the deadline will be counted as participation in one field trip. 

Part 1: Attend ‘Burning Questions LIVE with a Volunteer Guide

Date: Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Time: 8.00pm – 9.30pm

  • You may start calling in from 7.45pm

Location: ONLINE (Video conferencing platform TBC – stay tuned for updates in the Whatsapp group!)

RSVP and submit your BURNING QUESTIONS here: by 2359, Wednesday 20 May 2020.

Part 2: Blog about it!

  1. Write a blog post reflecting on the following:
    • What drew you to this event?
    • What are 3 things you learned from this event?
      • Was there anything which surprised you?
    • Having heard from the speaker, what is 1 new insight or question you have about primate conservation?
    • One of the following questions:
      • Describe a personal encounter you’ve had with a primate (locally or overseas). Identify the potential sources for human-wildlife conflict, and how these could be mitigated OR 
      • What is one strategy you can suggest, when engaging people about a highly-misunderstood species?
  2. Upload your post under the ‘BQLive: Volunteer Guide’ Category.

Deadline: 2359, Wednesday 10 June 2020


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