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bird watching activities
global environment celebration
ecological youth camp
attendance and participation to various training, workshops, conferences
wetlands caravan / CEPA
communication, education, participation and awareness
world wetlands day celebration:
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CLEAR   /   CLEAR activities (for Laguna De Bay)
Conservation of Laguna de Bay' Environment and Resources
conservation activities in Tawi-Tawi coastal areas
Youth in Action for Lake Conservation
Candaba Wetlands Centre
Pasyal Ilog Pasig Design Competition
National Conference on Wetlands, Climate Change Adaptation and Biological Diversity
Rehabilitation of Arayat Watershed
for the Protection of Candaba Wetlands
Asian Regional Workshop on the Management of Wetlands and East Asian - Australasian Flyway Sites
Capacity Building for Wetlands Conservation
Youth-In-Action for Disaster Risk Preparedness and Reduction: Resiliense and Adaptation Strategies by the Youth - Laguna
A Pilot Implementation of Constructed Wetland System for Domestic Wastewater Treatment and Re-use in Green Village in Calauan, Laguna
Youth-In-Action for Disaster Risk Preparedness and Reduction: Resiliense and Adaptation Strategies by the Youth - Batangas
 Wetlands Caravan
 
click here to know more about WETLANDS CARAVAN       The Wetlands Caravan: The Evolving CEPA Action Plan for the Wise Use of Philippine Wetland  was launched on 02 February 2006 at the Visitors Center of the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center in Quezon City.  Through the Wetlands Caravan, the SCPW aims to work with the communities in coming up with localized action plans in achieving the Ramsar Convention's goal of " wise use of wetlands". 

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       The Wetlands Caravan for Wetlands and Agriculture was held in celebration of the World Wetlands Day. In partnership with the Pampanga State Agricultural University (PSAU) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) - Region 3, the SCPW held the Symposium on Agriculture, Wetlands and Water - Finding the Right Balance at the Audio Visual Room of the PSAU in Magalang, Pampanga on 3 February 2014.  The objective of the symposium was to increase the awareness of the audience on the critical interdependence between agriculture, water and wetlands, with special attention to the role of wetlands in providing natural infrastructure to support agriculture for food production.

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  Ecological Youth Camp

     As part of the celebration of World Wetlands Day, a Youth EcoCamp was conducted for the youth of Talisay, a lakeshore town of Taal Lake on 13-15 February 2017. Thirty high school students participated in the 3-day camp which aimed to (among others) empower the youth to take a more active role in disaster risk reduction and preparedness and climate change adaptation.

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     The Youth Ecological Camp for Agusan Marsh was conducted on 22-24 June 2011 at the Provincial Training Center of Agusan del Sur in Prosperidad.  Its goal is to increase the awareness of the youth on the importance of Agusan Marsh Wildlife Sanctuary.

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 communication, education,
 participation and public awareness on wetlands


     The Biodiversity Management Bureau, in partnership with the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands (SCPW), GIZ and UNEP, successfully spearheaded the Learning Event on Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Approaches to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (ECO-DRR and EbA) through the Conservation and Management of Selected Critical Inland Wetlands last July 26-29, 2016 at ENRA Training Center, Carranglan, Nueva Ecija.


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     At TULA Kid Legends, the summer program of The Ultimate Learning Accelerator - Philippines in Pasig City, the children were taught about environmental problems and got them think of innovative ways to help solve such problems. Ms. Darry Shel Estorba and Ms. Amy Lecciones of the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc. were their resource persons on the 14th and 17th of April 2016 to increase the children's environmental awareness, and help them develop positive attitude and values towards environment.


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Global Environment Celebration


    A kick-off celebration of Earth Day 2017 was held at the Las Piñas – Parañaque Critical Habitat and Eco-Tourism Area (LPPCHEA) on 01 April 2017. Senator Cynthia Villar was leading the activities of the celebration which include a short program, coastal clean-up, nature appreciation walk, and ground-breaking ceremony for the Visitors’ Centre of the Las Piñas – Parañaque Wetland Park which is going to be built at LPPCHEA.


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    World Water Day is celebrated worldwide on 22 March of every year to remind us the importance of freshwater and to advocate sustainable management of freshwater resources. In 2017, the celebration highlights “wastewater” - about reducing and reusing wastewater.


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    Senator Cynthia Villar spearheaded the celebration of International Mangrove Action Day on July 26 2016 by holding coastal clean-up, mangrove planting activities and ribbon-cutting of the new Vermi Composting Facility at the Las Pinas - Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA). The Society of the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands was one of the many groups who joined the celebration.


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Attendance & participation to various  training, workshops, conferences


   A Forum on Building Resilience: Disaster Management Protocols for the Private Sector, held on 10 July 2015 at the AIM Conference Center in Makati City, was organized by the Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation. Mr. Irwin Lopez, Arch. Aaron Lecciones and Ms. Darry Shel Estorba of SCPW were there for the event.

   At the Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Ecology of Island Resiliency and Sustainability , a number of SCPW members attended the event, four of whom were resource persons (namely Ms. Lyn Capistrano, Dr. Honorato Palis, Architect Aaron Lecciones and Ms. Amy Lecciones) in one of the sessions which was about Wetlands and Ecotourism. The Conference was held in Acacia Hotel in Alabang last 27-29 November 2014.
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   The 14th Living Lakes Conference was held in Nanchang/China on 19 - 23 November 2014. It was attended by Ms. Amy Lecciones, Ms. Adelina Santos Borja and Mr. Jose Carlo Quintos of SCPW. Ms. Lecciones was one of the presentors in the workshop on "How business can support the protection of lakes and other wetlands and their valuable ecosystem-services". Ms. Borja, meanwhile was the moderator of the session on "Lakes and sustainable tourism development".

   The Workshop cum Writeshop on the Rehabilitation and Sustainable Use of Peatland Forests in the Philippines was held on 23-25 June 2014 in Tagaytay City. Ms. Zenaida Ugat, a member of the National Technical Working Group for Peatland Management, was there to represent the SCPW.

   At the Integrated Lake Basin Management Expert Group Meeting and Workshop held in San Pablo City on 3-5 March 2014, Ms. Amy Lecciones of the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands presented the "Wetlands Caravan: Engaging Multi-Sectoral Participation in Lake Conservation". The event was organized by the Laguna Lake Development Authority and the International Lake Environment Committee of Japan.

 

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Bird Watching

 
       The SCPW has identified that field visits to wetlands in the country be among its priority activities.  Aimed at promoting appreciation of the many functions and services of a wetland, this activity is done at least once a year.  An activity such as this is effective in communicating awareness for the conservation of important wetlands.

at Lake Naujan
  

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SOCIETY FOR THE CONSERVATION OF PHILIPPINE WETLANDS, INC.
Unit 208, Grand Emerald Tower
F. Ortigas Jr. cor Garnet Sts.
Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines
Tel/fax (63)(2) 637-2409
email:
wetlands.philippines@gmail.com
www.psdn.org.ph/wetlands

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