Our beloved Juliet, the mate of Oriental Pied Hornbill Jimmy, is currently inside the nest at House No. 58, taking care of her newly hatched chick(s). Juliet had sealed herself in a nesting cavity since March 2019. As for now, the sight of Jimmy feeding its family in a tree cavity is not easy because […]
Miss Grand Malaysia 2019 beauty pageant finalists visited Piasau Nature Reserve on 23 April 2019. 23 of them were briefed on PNR’s urban park, hornbill and hornbill adoption programme by our handsome park warden, Louis Velda. During the visit at the nature reserve, they visited our Interpretation centre and experienced hornbill watching. The “Miss Grand […]
Effective 1 February 2019, in accordance to Tourism Tax Act 2017 (Act 791) that was passed in accordance to Laws of Malaysia on 19 June 2017, with reference to part III of the Act, a tax known as Tourism Tax will be imposed on tourists staying at park accommodation. It shall be the duty of […]
MIRI: Jimmy and Juliet, the famous pair of Oriental Pied Hornbills at Piasau Nature Reserve (PNR), paid a courtesy call on an oil and gas company in Piasau yesterday, causing the staff to go gaga over the unusual affair. The loving couple landed barely a metre away on the air conditioner compressor of the office […]
MIRI: The ecological and aesthetic values of the community-based Piasau Nature Reserve (PNR) here will be given a boost with the implementation of the ‘Bring Back Rainforest Development Plan’. Under the plan, a total of 10,000 trees of various species will be planted in the next three years. It is projected that within 20 to […]
MIRI: Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), the organiser of the Borneo Jazz Festival, held a tree planting ceremony at Piasau Nature Reserve (PNR) yesterday to enhance its campaign to help preserve, protect and conserve the environment to make the state’s tourism industry sustainable. Newly elected Senadin assemblyman Datuk Lee Kim Shin, newly elected Piasau assemblyman Datuk […]
MIRI: The much awaited Piasau Nature Reserve (PNR) in Miri is now a reality and is expected to be ready by late 2016. The existence of many totally protected wildlife species like the Oriental Pied Hornbill is said to be one of the agents of change for the conversion of the former Piasau Camp into […]
MIRI: The Piasau Nature Reserve (PNR) here will further enhance the image of this city in terms of global tourism and environmental conservation upon its completion by late next year. The nature reserve – formerly known as Piasau Camp – is a classic example of excellent cooperation between the community and relevant authorities. Sarawak Forestry […]
Back in the ‘60s, Piasau Camp was once a housing estate for expatriate staff and senior Malaysian employees of Sarawak Shell Berhad. Surrounded by casuarinas and other major secondary forest vegetations, Piasau Camp harbours a viable biodiversity of small mammal species, and herpetofauna.
MIRI: The 19th edition of the Hornbill Walk held yesterday continues to attract many nature and wildlife enthusiasts, including some from neighbouring country Brunei.