Media coverage

Media coverage

Conserve Lantau Through Our Lens

Conserve Lantau Through Our Lens

830 Magazine on RTHK (07:10 - 14:03)

2020-10-09

Through ECF Exploring Wild Lantau – Impression of Natural Lantau Video Competition, OWLHK encourages the public to actively explore the natural environment of Lantau. Each team shows appreciation towards Lantau in their entries, and hopes to raise more awareness on Lantau natural conservation.

The Odorous Beauty - <i>Lantana camara</i>

The Odorous Beauty - Lantana camara

Ming Pao Feature

2020-05-21

Ms. Lantana is a renowned for its outstanding beauty, but she keeps a low profile and always sits aside… You probably saw her before, let’s get to know her!

20 Dead Bodies on 50-metres way in Chuen Lung - Grave of Hong Kong Newt

20 Dead Bodies on 50-metres way in Chuen Lung - Grave of Hong Kong Newt

Hiking Wind Fire

2020-04-07

Spring is stirred with lives which goes well with your hikes. Hikers, however, found that there are quite a number of dead bodies of Hong Kong Newt along the road… What are the Newt facing in Chuen Lung?

Joyful Learning in Forest Ecology

Joyful Learning in Forest Ecology

ECF TV Series on viuTV

2019-11-27

ViuTV programme host met the tertiary tutor trained in “ECF Joyful Learning in Forest Ecology-Board Game‧Outdoor‧Environmental Education”. They learnt the forest ecology by playing the board game “Law of the Forest” together.

Tree Survey in the Wild Forest

Tree Survey in the Wild Forest

Ming Pao

2019-11-04

Let’s have a tree survey! Measure the diameter at breast height of trunks with special tools to estimate the carbon flux and stock of trees.

MacLehose Trail (Section 9)

MacLehose Trail (Section 9)

AFCD

2019-10-31

Dr Xoni Ma, Founder and Education Director of OWLHK, leads you at MacLehose Trail (Section 9) - Route Twisk to Tin Fu Tsai. Let’s immerse in the atmosphere and enjoy the forest bath.

The Intimacy between Forest and Us

The Intimacy between Forest and Us

U Magazine - Vol. 723 Life

2019-10-04

Living in Hong Kong, forests are within easy reach. Let’s explore the largest secondary-forest in Hong Kong, and consider the interdependence of nature vis-à-vis humanity.

Janice Promotes Environmental Education via Illustration and Tramping

Janice Promotes Environmental Education via Illustration and Tramping

Ming Pao Feature

2019-09-24

Ms Janice Lo, Founder and Creative Director of OWLHK, shared her experience and story of starting environmental education, as well as the vision and values of this industry.

Law of the Forest

Law of the Forest

Vox Amica Press - Issue 512 (April 2019)

2019-04-01

The Vox Amica Press introduced the board game “Law of The Forest” design by us, which is the first board game in Hong Kong with the theme of local forest ecology and biodiversity. It displayed the basic gameplay, accessories and booklet of “Law of The Forest”.

Relax at Southern District - Exploring Pok Fu Lam Reservoir

Relax at Southern District - Exploring Pok Fu Lam Reservoir

Media 21

2019-01-29

Guided by OWLHK tutor, we launched a parent-child activity at Pok Fu Lam Reservoir. The activity led the children proactively explore the mather nature by minigames and creative learning materials. We hoped the children might establish a bonding between their life and mother nature since childhood.

The Pleasant Home of Pallas’s Squirrel

The Pleasant Home of Pallas’s Squirrel

Ming Pao Feature

2018-12-25

The Pallas’s Squirrels are adorable and nimble. They unconsciously help the tree to breed as well. Let Bond Shum, Founder and Conservation Director of OWLHK, explain the interesting facts the Pallas’s Squirrel.

Learn About Mother Nature Via boardgame

Learn About Mother Nature Via boardgame

Oriental Daily News

2018-08-01

The board game “Law of the Forest” leads students to learn beyond the books. Playing the board game with enjoyment, students can acknowledge the forest succession and the ecological relation between the environment and creatures.

Learning and Teaching Happily Through Board Gaming

Learning and Teaching Happily Through Board Gaming

U Magazine Vol. 659 Life

2018-07-13

Under the natural selection, do you think you can survive in the forest in Hong Kong? Playing the first board game with the theme of Hong Kong forest ecology and biodiversity, let’s consider the creatures in the wild and how they adapt and survive!

Distancing from Nature may cause Depression, play Ecology-themed Board Game and walk in Nature

Distancing from Nature may cause Depression, play Ecology-themed Board Game and walk in Nature

Mingpao Weekly - Education

2018-05-04

When was your last time you set foot in a forest? If you cannot recall, you may be experiencing Nature Deficit Disorder! Let’s learn about local forest and species by playing Hong Kong ecology-themed board game “Law of the Forest”, go for a field trip in forest and embrace nature!

Local Ecology-themed Board Game: Law of the Forest

Local Ecology-themed Board Game: Law of the Forest

MetroPop - Issue 603

2018-04-12

Throw away your textbook, Learn while you play! Experts of local ecology developed a board game called “Law of the Forest”. Complicated concepts are simplified by the game design. From now on, let’s learn about local forest ecology in a fun way!

Taking the Lead in Environmental Education - An Interview with Dr. Xoni Ma

Taking the Lead in Environmental Education - An Interview with Dr. Xoni Ma

Green Power - Green Country (Issue 130)

2018-02

Dr. Xoni Ma and friends sharing the same vision with him together founded “Outdoor Wildlife Learning Hong Kong”. They hope to give some new energy to environmental education in Hong Kong, and bring people outside to learn in nature.

Herb Hacks in the old days

Herb Hacks in the old days

MetroPop - Issue 582

2017-11-20

Humanities, landscapes and plants are all closely related. Xoni and Bond, two of the founders and directors of OWLHK, lead us to village in Lantau, to explore life hacks in the old days through plants.

Looking for Plants along Fa Mun Traditional Path

Looking for Plants along Fa Mun Traditional Path

MetroPop - Issue 581

2017-11-20

Being the backyard of Hong Kong, Lantau is a treasure vault full of plants. Xoni and Bond, two of the founders and directors of OWLHK, lead us to Fa Mun Traditional Path in Ngong Ping to explore the plant diversity of Lantau.

Lantau Ecology Classroom - Day and Night in Lantau

Lantau Ecology Classroom - Day and Night in Lantau

Oriental Daily News

2017-06-29

During scorching summer, you might as well look for animals active in “morning/night shift”! This course “Day and Night in Lantau” was divided into day course and night course, visiting different sites in Lantau to learn about Lantau’s biodiversity and behaviours of different species.

#173 The Future of Environmental Education

#173 The Future of Environmental Education

RTHK Radio 5 - 抱擁大自然 (Embracing Nature)

2017-01-26

Being a member of the global village, environmental education should be integrated into daily life. However, like what Hong Kong environmental education expert Dr. Xoni Ma has said, environmental education does not receive much attention in Hong Kong. Comparing to Taiwan, we can definitely do more and better.

Roadshow ECO Star Award 2016 - 專業組 移動教室 馬昀祺

Roadshow ECO Star Award 2016 - 專業組 移動教室 馬昀祺

Roadshow

2017-01

‘Nature is the best classroom.’ Dr Xoni Ma, founder and education director of Outdoor Wildlife Learning Hong Kong co-founded OWLHK with experts in local ecology. They dedicate to promote outdoor environmental education, and encourage the use of five senses to interact with nature.

【Hong Kong Forest Succession.Video】Biodiversity of Lung Fu Shan’s shrubland

【Hong Kong Forest Succession.Video】Biodiversity of Lung Fu Shan’s shrubland

Hong Kong 01 - Community

2016-11-18

Different vegetation are having distinctive environment. Whether it has canopy or not is a major difference between forest and shrubland, and for shrubland it has its own special values in Hong Kong environment……

【Hong Kong Forest Succession.Video】Exploring Tai Po Kau Secondary Forest

【Hong Kong Forest Succession.Video】Exploring Tai Po Kau Secondary Forest

Hong Kong 01 - Community

2016-11-17

Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve is one of the best forests in Hong Kong. It has various hiking trails that allow you to explore the forest comprehensively and appreciate its beauty.

【Hong Kong Forest Succession.Video】Beautiful Fung Shui Woods as living plant museum

【Hong Kong Forest Succession.Video】Beautiful Fung Shui Woods as living plant museum

Hong Kong 01 - Community

2016-11-16

Fung Shui Woods situate at the back hill of Hakka villages. Villagers protect the forest very well for their livelihood, so Feng Shui Woods are having long history and they are important references for local forest conservation.

From a vegetarian students apologizing for killing a frog for experiment, to an environmental education expert

From a vegetarian students apologizing for killing a frog for experiment, to an environmental education expert

Hong Kong 01 - Pets

2016-10-20

Dr. Xoni Ma understands the importance of education from his great teachers in secondary schools. His passion in environmental protection guides him to a direction for studying ecology and biodiversity as his major, and lastly obtained a PhD in environmental education, and pushing EE development in Hong Kong.