Club : Lions Club of Chukai Central
Club No. : 64822
Sponsor Club : Lions Club of Dungun
Charter Date : 19-Jan-2001
Charter President : Lawrence Tan Meng Kuang
Centennial President (2016-2017) : Ting Huong Leong
Project Name : Turtle Conservation Project
Project Description :
Releasing of baby turtles hatched from collected eggs to the sea to conserve the turtles. A total of more than 100 turtles were released to the sea for this project. This project is a joint activity hosted by Lions Club of Chukai Central with Lions Club of KL South, KL North, KL Capital and Ampang.
1. Objective of the Signature Project
To create awareness to the general public to different turtles found in Malaysia, the threats that turtle face and what can be done to save them. Lion members were also taken to the Turtle Conservation Hatchery to observe the turtle eggs nest, where turtle eggs are collected locally along nearby beaches for protection against threats, incubated, then when hatched, released to the sea.
3. Members Involved
5. Man hour spent
Once a Year
7. Fund needed
8. Source of Fund
Club Project Funds
9. Critical success factor
The success of this project comes from the co-operation between Lions Club and the Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia.
10. Other info
Submitted By : Ting Huong Leong