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.
MIRI: Mirians, particularly nature lovers, yesterday had another good news on the totally protected hornbills at Piasau Camp as Jimmy, Faridah’s widower, now has another female hornbill coming into his life.
MIRI: The three men suspected of poaching hornbills, a totally protected bird in the state, at Piasau Garden here on Tuesday were arrested by police yesterday evening.
MIRI: Faridah – a mother bird of the totally protected hornbill is still missing, believed to have been hunted by three men at Piasau Garden in full view of horrified onlookers on Tuesday.