SCPW logo WORLD WETLANDS DAY, 02 February WORLD WETLANDS DAY, 02 February WORLD WETLANDS DAY, 02 February WORLD WETLANDS DAY, 02 February WORLD WETLANDS DAY, 02 February

successful wetlands conservation efforts -

*Calabanga

*Lapinig

*Palompon

government agencies working on wetlands -
Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau
Laguna Lake Development Authority
Palawan Council for Sustainable Development
The IUCN releases its updated Red List of Threatened Species, one of the key tools used to determine the status of the Earth's biodiversity.
more
   
Celebrating the World Wetlands Day, the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, in partnership with the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau, launched the Wetlands Caravan: The Evolving CEPA Action Plan for the Wise Use of Philippine Wetlands.  It was held at the Visitors' Center of the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center (North Ave., Quezon City) in the afternoon of 02 February 2006.  The Wetlands Caravan aimed to work with the communities in achieving the Ramsar Convention's goal through localized action plans  that will help catalyze change in the people's behavior towards wetlands.
more
The Wetlands Caravan made its first stop at Laguna de Bay on 23 May 2006.  CLEAR had brought together stakeholders from lakeshore communities  of Cavinti, Lumban, Lucban, Magdalena, and Pagsanjan to exchange information and discuss emerging issues relevant to the conservation of Laguna de Bay.  It focused on Ecotourism in the area as an opportunity for sustainable livelihood.
more
Its second stop was in TawiTawi.  On 19 & 20 September 2006, the TawiTawi Economic and Environment Summit was held in Bongao.  The gathering was held aiming to harmonize, consolidate, integrate economic and environmental framework plan to serve as developmental direction of the province of TawiTawi.
more
The SCPW, through the membership of Laguna de Bay in the Living Lakes Network, had played host to the 10th Living Lakes Conference on 15 to 19 May 2005 at Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City.  With the  theme "The Lake and its People: Responsible Stewardship by Lake Communities", it explored the role that communities play as responsible stewards of lake ecosystems in densely populated areas.
more
The 11th Living Lakes Conference was hosted by China on 29 October to 03 November 2006 at Nanchang City.
more

CONGRATULATIONS!
to Dr. Ben S. Malayang III for being appointed as the new President of Silliman University


Our youth partner from Los Baņos, the Youth Circle, had initiated the conduct of the Community Lake Monitoring Network in their municipality.  A workshop on CLMN was held on 19 September 2006 among the members of the organization, and their first sampling was done on 14 October 2006.  This was undertaken under the supervision of Ms. Jennifer Sunga, the adviser/moderator of YC.  This was a follow-through activity of the CLEAR Youth Network which aimed at harnessing the potential of lakeshore communities in monitoring the water quality of Laguna de Bay.  It also aimed to help increase the awareness of the community of the importance of the lake in their daily lives.
more
  
On 05 August 2006, the Kilos Kabataan Para sa Lawa graduates in Muntinlupa City started their 8-week sampling - monitoring the water quality of Laguna de Bay.  Undertaken under the supervision of Ms. Yvonne Alba, the adviser/moderator of Young Science Enthusiasts of Pedro E. Diaz High School of Muntinlupa City, 35 student members of YSE took part in the first water sampling for CLEAR Community Lake Monitoring Network.
more
A CLEAR Youth Network Forum was successfully held on 01 October 20005 at the Visitors' Center of the Ninoy Aguino Parks and Wildlife Nature Center in Ouezon City.  Youth from various groups crafted guidelines of their network and discussed   projects, activities, and their participation and/or involvement in the conservation of Laguna de Bay's environment and natural resources.
more
Coinciding with the celebration of the UN World Environment Day and the Philippine Environment Month, the CLEAR Youth Network Congress was held on 03 June 2006 at the University of Rizal System campus in Tanay, Rizal.  The CLEAR Ecological Camp graduates from Tanay, Los Baņos, Muntinlupa and Lumban gathered again to further strengthen the youth partnership and plan common activities towards lake conservation.  It was followed by seed collection activity at the URS campus.
more
An eco-camping was held on 25 to 27 October 2006 for the youth of San Pablo City.  Twenty-nine high school students from various schools in the city participated in the camping.
more
Earlier this year, an eco-camping was held on 18 to 20 April 2006 for the youth of Lumban, Laguna.  Aiming to increase awareness and involvement of the youth in the conservation and protection of Laguna de Bay, fifteen high school students from three schools of Lumban participated in the camping.
more

Lake Duminagat

Taal Lake

Agusan Marsh

Manila Bay

Laguna de Bay

 
wetlands sites:
Ramsar Convention on WetlandsConvention for the Conservation of Wetlands

   |   organization   |    membership   |  activities  |  CLEAR  |  wetlands  |  philippine wetlands  | 

last updated:  December 2006
 **best viewed on
     Internet Explorer 4.00 or greater**
CONTACT US AT -
   9th Floor, Strata 100 Condominium
   Emerald Avenue, Ortigas Center 
   Pasig City, Philippines
   Tel/Fax (63)(2) 637-2409

   email: [email protected]   
Powered by PSDN Foundation, Inc.