NIE Green Club

We are a group of nature enthusiasts from NIE whom have gathered to discover more about nature together. This blog is a record of events, activities and discoveries we've made.

Friday, October 19, 2007

From BlockHeads to BlogHeads

Event Coverage:

Today (Friday) was the second round of workshops on blogging which was hosted by the NIE Green Club and conducted by the Naked Hermit Crabs.

"From BlockHeads to BlogHeads" is a workshop where BlockHeads (people who are not sure on how to blog) learn how to blog, therefore becoming BlogHeads (people who are blogging).

It was also like a mini gathering for people involved in nature, as participants from NSS (Butterfly group, Education group, Horseshoe Crab group), Cicada Tree Eco-place, Eart-h, Nature Trekker, Wildfilms, Blue Water Volunteers, SP environmental club and others attended this workshop.

The main objective of this workshop was to get every participants who were BlockHeads to set up a blog and at least post up one entry on it, and here's everyone busy at work (picture below).
Participation level was also very high, as every tutor was kept very busy with the many questions from their students (Thus only 3 photographs for this blog entry).
Under the guidance of the main tutor (November) and the other tutors, every student soon had a blog set up, posted several entries with photographs, and even did postings on a group blog, all using the blogger tool of the night,

Very soon, the workshop did have to end and every student was assigned with "homework", to maintain a blog for three months with at least two postings per month.

Here's a group photo before the night ended (picture below),
Finally, we would like to congratulate every student for their success in blogging, do remember to do your "homework" =), every tutor for your patience in teaching your student/s, NHC for conducting this workshop, Dr Vilma and Ria for the great food and everyone for coming!!!

Event coverage: July


Friday, October 12, 2007

Sharing Nature with Web 2.0

Event Coverage:

Update: November has also upload some photos she taken on flickr, view them here.

Hosted by the NIE Green Club and conducted by the Naked Hermit Crabs(NHC), "Sharing Nature with Web 2.0" was attended by volunteers from NHC, Semakau, Blue Water Volunteers, etc. and members from the NTU Earthlink and SP environmental club were also present.

As the title of the workshop suggested, this was a workshop to share on Web 2.0 tools.

Some topics,
We couldn't complete all the topics that we wanted as everyone had more to share than expected. But nevertheless, everyone had a great time and learned quite a few things.

Would like to take this chance also to thank all the speakers and participants for attending & of course Ria and Dr Vilma for the great food and drinks.

Event coverage:

Anyway, if you are reading this, and interested in nature, why not blog about it? If you do, do contact Ria to let her know, here's her email,

Or you could visit to read more nature blogs. =)

Cartoons on Hermit Crabs? Click here.

Read more about what was shared in this workshop on the naked hermit crabs' blog.