Learning about environmental protection and management can help you to appreciate how your actions make a difference in this interconnected world. Here you can find out more about the environmental exhibition and resource centres, where you can locate more information about protecting the environment, and how you can help.
The Government's Commitment
The Government is committed to educating the public about protecting the environment. To achieve this, the Environmental Resource Centres and the Green Education and Resource Centre have been set up to provide environmental information, various activities and programmes.
Environmental Resource Centres
The Environmental Resource Centres are located in Fanling, Tsuen Wan, Wan Chai and Mid-Levels . There is also a mobile centre that visits other districts. All five centres offer a variety of educational displays and activities, each with its own special attractions.
Fanling Environmental Resource Centre
The Fanling Centre provides environmental information for the general public in the New Territories North, and is a focal point of environmental education programmes for local schools and community organisations. The Centre occupies 400 square metres and includes a colourful exhibition hall with exhibition panels, interactive games and models in eight thematic display zones. Also included are a lecture room and a library.
Floor 2 Government Accommodations
9 Wo Mun Street, Luen Wo Hui
Fanling, New Territories
Tuesday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed on Mondays and public holidays
Telephone: 2600 4016
Fax: 2600 4019
- More on the Fanling Environmental Resource Centrehttp://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/envir_education/envir_resourcectr/resource_ctr03.html
Tsuen Wan Environmental Resource Centre
The Tsuen Wan Centre is the first to be operated in collaboration with non-governmental organisations. Its conversion from a traditional Hakka style Hoi Pa village house, built in 1904 and declared a monument in 1986, was funded by the Woo Wheelock Green Fund and the Environment and Conservation Fund. It is currently run by Green Power. The Centre includes an exhibition hall, computer room, AV room, reference library and replica Hakka-style kitchen. Only a short walk from the Tsuen Wan MTR Station, it will show you how culture and the environment are always linked.
Tak Wah Park, Tak Wah Street,
Tsuen Wan, New Territories
Monday to Tuesday and Thursday to Saturday, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Wednesday, 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Closed on Sundays and public holidays
Telephone: 2944 8204
- More on the Tsuen Wan Environmental Resource Centrehttp://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/envir_education/envir_resourcectr/resource_ctr02.html
Wan Chai Environmental Resource Centre
The Wan Chai Centre occupies the building that housed the Wan Chai Post Office from 1915 to 1992 and was declared a historical building in 1990. As the first Environmental Resource Centre, it includes an interactive lecture room, library databank, information gallery, environmental garden and a loan service for education kits. It also conducts numerous environmental education activities. A short walk from Wan Chai MTR Station Exit A3, the Centre is conveniently accessible to the public at large.
221 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Monday and Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Closed on Tuesdays and public holidays
Telephone: 2893 2856
Fax: 2573 0447
- More on the Wan Chai Environmental Resource Centrehttp://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/envir_education/envir_resourcectr/resource_ctr01.html
Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre
Operated jointly by the Environmental Protection Department and the University of Hong Kong, the Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centre (LFSEEC) is located on the fringe of the University of Hong Kong campus and close to the Lung Fu Shan Country Park. The LFSEEC comprises three graded historical buildings, an eco-pond as well as a courtyard with abundant vegetation that attracts a diversity of bird and butterfly species. The Centre also includes exhibition area, cyber corner, activity room, library etc. and conducts numerous environmental education activities such as guided tours and workshops for the public.
No.50 Kotewall Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong.
Tuesday, Thursday to Sunday, 10:30 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Closed on Mondays, Wednesday Afternoons, New Year, Lunar New Year and Christmas public holidays
Telphone: 2975 9031
Fax: 2975 9030
- More on the Lung Fu Shan Environmental Education Centrehttp://www.hku.hk/lfseec
Mobile Environmental Resource Centre
The Mobile Environmental Resource Centre, converted from a lorry, visits schools, housing estates and commercial centres throughout Hong Kong. It provides resource materials and delivers messages on environmental protection to a wide cross-section of the community. A schedule of the Centre's visits is available on the Environmental Protection Department's website. Organisations are welcome to apply for a visit from the Centre.
- More on the Mobile Environmental Resource Centrehttp://www.epd.gov.hk/epd/english/news_events/events/events_mercrp_cgnp.html
Green Education and Resource Centre
The Green Education and Resource Centre in Kowloon Park was set up to promote environmental protection and greening activities. Covering 800 square metres, the Centre includes an exhibition gallery, lecture rooms, a technical library, a conference room and an outdoor activity area. Guided visits and greening workshops are also provided for schools and organisations by appointment.
Floor 1 Kowloon Park Management Office
22 Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Tuesday to Sunday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Close on Mondays and the first two days of the Chinese New Year
Telephone: 2723 6042 or 2723 6767
- More on the Green Education and Resource Centrehttp://www.lcsd.gov.hk/green/gerc/en/index.php
Last review date: December 2014