Monday, June 10, 2013

MNS Miri Annual General Meeting 2013

Date : 13 July 2013 (Saturday)
Time : 2.00 - 4.00 pm
Venue : Lambir National Park

Here's your opportunity to get involved in your local branch and have a say in the type of activities you'd like to see offered in the next term. The success of the Branch is very much dependent on its committee.  Nominations for the following positions are welcomed.

1.Branch Chairperson
2.Branch Vice Chairperson
3.Branch Honorary Secretary
4.Branch Honorary Treasurer
5.Ordinary Committee Members
   (At least one and not more than 6 members can be elected.)

Only valid members with paid-up memberships up to 31st July 2013 are eligible to attend, stand for election and vote at the AGM. The AGM requires a quorum to proceed therefore please inform us if you're able to attend for us to do a headcount. Please e-mail us at

A little dose of attention to our garden birds

Join Malaysia's Garden Bird Survey this weekend (15 - 16 June). It's so simple, anyone can do it. It'll be a fantastic family event and one that will get kids excited about nature.


On either 15th or 16th June 2013, spend 30 minutes (no more, no less!) at a green patch (e.g. park, garden or playground) near you and jot down the birds that you see.

Submit your data on the My Garden Bird Watch website ( within 2 weeks of the count date. That’s it. Check this website for the survey results in August/ September. By the way, submissions which are considered valid (e.g. meets the time and date requirement, acceptable list of birds) will be in the running for special prizes! Prizes include, 3 winners X One pair binoculars & MNS membership subscription for a year AND 2 winners X Guide to Birds of Johor & Suara Enggang subscription for a year. Winners will be notified via email or phone in September.

MY GARDEN BIRDWATCH is a non-profit project run by the Bird Conservation Council (BCC) of the Malaysian Nature Society and sustained by volunteers of various backgrounds who care for birds and their habitat. MYGB is grateful for the financial assistance from Wild Asia (2010), Tan Kean Cheong Bird Conservation Memorial Fund (2011 & 2012) and Schmidt Marketing, Malaysia (2012 & 2013).