About Conservation Committee

Role of the Conservation Committee:

The Conservation Committee has its origin in the Bird Group's Conservation Committee in the late '80s. In the early '90s, it was transformed into the Nature Society's Conservation Committee, playing a wider role within the Council of the Society, with the following functions:

  1. To identify and make proposals for the conservation of the important terrestrial and marine nature areas in Singapore.
  2. To provide feedback to the governmental authorities on land-use plans & policies affecting nature areas and the biodiversity of Singapore.
  3. To conduct biodiversity surveys and research that will provide the data for NSS conservation plans and projects.
  4. To promote public awareness of and support for conservation of nature areas and related issues.


Year :

Oct 30, 2018
Position Paper on Tengah Forest Now Online

Nature Society (Singapore)'s Position Paper on the Tengah Forest is now online.

Sep 10, 2017
NSS’s Response to Internet Comments on the Projects of its Conservation Committee: A Review of the Facts

Inaccuracies or misrepresentation of the work of NSS have been addressed and clarified. Click here to find out more.

Dec 08, 2016
Letters (Unedited) to the Press on Mandai Development

NSS has been deeply engaged in the Mandai development. To view our letters to the press on our proposal and reasons, please click here.

Jun 02, 2016
Position Paper on Lentor (Tagore) Forest

Lentor (Tagore) Forest is planned for development. Find out the reasons for our concern about the proposed development of the Lentor (Tagore) Forest.

Jun 02, 2016
Recommendation for Buffer Creation at Boon Lay Forest for Planned Bus Depot

NSS recommends that a buffer be created for the upcoming Boon Lay Bus Depot in the Boon Lay Forest.