2017 Biodiversity Impact Assessment for Road Extension at Lorong Halus
Hwa Seng Builder Pte Ltd are in the midst of constructing a road to connect the Tampines Expressway (TPE) and the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) to Punggol Central. The road will traverse the Lorong Halus area, a discontinued solid waste landfill site that has regenerated into a habitat rich in aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity.
EPGI was tasked with the Annual Biodiversity Report in order to understand the changes in abundance and diversity of fauna species at Lorong Halus.
This annual report reviews the data collected during the previous 13 months of EMMP Monitoring and an annual study conducted between February and March 2017, as well as to compare the changes biodiversity with the baseline study conducted in 2015.
Key study methods:
Active Transect survey
Fixed Position Camera Trapping