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Sustainable Development Committee Presents: Lai Chi Wo Tour

April 14, 2018, 08:30-16:00
Ma Liu Shui Ferry Terminal
New Territories
Hong Kong SAR, China
Member Price: HKD 610
Non-Member Price: HKD 715

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Sustainable Development Committee Presents: 
Lai Chi Wo Tour

Date:    Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time:   Registration at 8:30 AM
               Boat leaves at 9:00 AM
               Returns at 4:00 PM

Venue:   Ma Liu Shui Ferry Terminal, New Territories, Hong Kong

Addmission Price:

CanChamHK Members HK $610
Non Members HK $715
(including Hakka lunch, Farming experience and Guided Tour)

About the Event:

Lai Chi Wo is part of the Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark due to its special geological significance as well as natural and cultural landscape. The Lai Chi Wo Village is a traditional Hakka village which was established as early as 1670s and has a long history of farming.  The coastline has the largest population of Coastal Heritiera (Heritiera littoralis) and White-flowered Derris (Derris alborubra) in Hong Kong.  Due to its unique natural and cultural features, Lai Chi Wo was designated as a Site of Special Interest (SSSI) in 1979. 

Agenda:

0830 - 0900:    Registration at Ma Liu Shui Ferry Pier
0900 - 1030:     Departing from Ma Liu Shui Ferry Pier 
                             (* guided tour on geology during the boat trip will be provided)
1030 - 1045:      Arriving Lai Chi Wo
1100 - 1230:      Guided tours for all participants on ecology, history and culture of Lai Chi Wo and the existing Sustainable Lai Chi Wo project
1230 - 1330:      Hakka lunch  
1330 - 1515:       Farming experience (not rice seedling planting)
1545/1600:        Departing Lai Chi Wo for Ma Liu Shui Ferry Pier 

Contact: issac_chan@cancham.org

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