World Wetlands Day 2004 -- China

10/02/2004

Wall painting in Hong Kong

TSIM Siu Tai, PhD, Conservation Specialist (sttsim@netvigator.com), Tai Po Environmental Association, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, writes: "To celebrate WWD 2004, Tai Po Environmental Association (TPEA), a local green group of Hong Kong, has organized a giant wall painting activity to promote the theme of WWD2004 at Pui Ching Primary School on 17 January 2004. This activity was funded by Environment and Conservation Fund and Environmental Campaign Committee of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Dr. TSIM Siu Tai, the Conservation Specialist of TPEA said, "some 60 primary students and their parents have enjoyed in the artwork design and painting a 20-m long paint on the school wall to promote the theme of WWD2004 - From the Mountains to the Sea Wetlands at Work for Us". Dr. TSIM added, "The giant wall paint is at a good location with many people and cars passing through, hence it is expected this wall paint could effectively give the message of appreciating our wetlands to public"."

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