World Wetlands Day celebration
Theme for 2017:
Wetlands for Disaster Risks Reduction
Celebrating World Wetlands Day - Launching of Youth EcoCampTraining
The Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands launched on
02 February 2017 the Youth Eco Camp Training Manual - A guide for conducting the SCPW Youth Ecological Camp. This was held at the
BMB Training Center of the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center in Diliman Quezon City.
Celebrating World Wetlands Day - Youth Ecological Camp for Talisay
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. A Disaster Town Watching field exposure was one of their activities to enable them to assess risks by identifying
the hazards, vulnerability, exposure and capacity of the community.
Celebrating World Wetlands Day - Clean-up in LPPCHEA
Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance (Villar SIPAG)
in partnership with the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc. and the Department of Environment and Natural
Resources – National Capital Region celebrated World Wetlands Day last 16 February 2017 at the Las Pinas – Paranaque
Critical Habitat and Eco-Tourism Area (LPPCHEA) by conducting a coastal clean-up and nature exposure walk.
Celebrating World Wetlands Day - Wonders of Wetlands Exhibit at
the House of Senate
The Office of Senator Cynthia A. Villar in partnership with the
Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc. (SCPW) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources –
National Capital Region and Biodiversity Management Bureau celebrated World Wetlands Day last 20 February 2017 at the House of
Senate by opening an exhibit on Wetland Wonders of the Philippines. The soon-to-be developed Las Pinas- Paranaque Wetland Park
within LPPCHEA designed by the SCPW design team was also included in the exhibit.
Green Filters Project:
A Pilot Implementation of Constructed Wetland System for Domestic Wastewater Treatment and Reuse in
Green Village, Calauan, Laguna
This is being funded by the Global Nature Fund, in partnership with Life Project for Youth, and with support from Sika
more about the project
The launching of the project was on
04 August 2016 at the project site in Calauan, Laguna.
photos of the launching