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MNS Workshop

Another productive working session with the Malaysian Nature Society (“MNS”)

Date : Saturday, 21st January 2017
Time : 0830 – 1330
Venue : Taman Tugu Project Room, Mercu UEM

Key attendees:


  • Ar. John Koh, Chairman Board of Trustees
  • Mr. Henry Goh, President & Council Member
  • Mr Eric Sinnaya, Vice President & Council Member
  • Ms Stephanie Beacon, HON. Secretary
  • I.S Shanmugaraj, Executive Director
  • Prof Dr Ahmad Ismail, Biologist and Advisor for Educational Department
  • Dr Saw Lim Guan, Botanist


  • Tn Hj Adnan Mohammad, Lead Arbhorist for the project

Also present was the Taman Tugu Project team led by Jiv Sammanthan and Calvin Jacob along with other project consultants and the landscape architects

Key points covered:

  • Conservation of the existing green and natural topology of the site
  • Selection of tree species and planting strategy
  • Programs for the Rainforest Education Centre
  • Park Management, Development and Operations
  • Safety considerations and management of large trees near structures and publically accessible areas