Surrounded by Mountains – Grass Island
Grass Island is located in Sai Kung North, between Tolo Channel and Mirs Bay. The Tin Hau Temple, which was built in the late Ming and early Qing dynasties, shows that Grass Island was in a vital position of fishery in the 16th century. This islet has lush greenery, blue skies and seas, and rural customs. There is no doubt that many people in Hong Kong like to ramble in the countryside, away from the hustle and bustle, and relax from their busy lives.
Conservation and Revitalisation Strategies for Historical and Ecological Heritages of Grass Island: A Case Study of a More Than 400 Years of History Island’s Sustainability
Environmental Association Limited is currently conducting conservation research projects on the above subject, with the aim of preserving and revitalising historical heritage, conserving biodiversity, and proposing management solutions to reduce human impact. Through public education, the project targets to promote countryside conservation to the public and support sustainable rural islands.