The BioBlitz concept - a collaborative race against the clock to discover as many species of plants, animals and fungi as possible, within a set location, over a defined time period - is adapted by the SCPW for wetlands ecosystems. The Wetland Bioblitz include Rapid Assessment on Wetland Ecosystems Services (RAWES), data on water quality, hydrology, fauna or avifauna, fauna, and flora.
National Wetlands Action Plan This National Wetlands Action Plan for the Philippines is the guiding document for the Philippines to promote and implement strategies and actions for the conservation and wise use of its wetlands, incorporating urgent concerns such as
The Youth remains one of the most important wetland stakeholders. They embody idealism and the future. They will be the country’s future leaders. Targeting the youth as the focus of intervention is a long-term investment but is very strategic. They
February 2 of every year, the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc. (SCPW) celebrates with the entire planet the World Wetlands Day. It marks the date of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands on 02 February 1971 in
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Events in Focus
Click it, Sketch it! In line with this year’s theme for World Migratory Bird Day (Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution), and the EAAFP theme for 2019-2020 (Flyways – Connecting People and Migratory Waterbirds), and the UN Habitat’sRead more
- SCPW celebrates World Migratory Bird Day and Urban October
- SCPW participates in the 2nd EAAF R&D Congress
- EAAF Waterbirds Photo Contest 2019
- Director Lecciones represents the SCPW at the 2019 SWS-Asia Chapter and KWS Joint Meeting
- SCPW at the 2nd Tayabas River Summit
- Presentation of Draft Tourism Master Development Plan at Bacnotan, La Union
- SCPW conducts Wetlands BioBlitz for Mabitac River in celebration of International Day for Biological Diversity
- The SCPW joins the San Beda Alabang Environmental Law Society and Bedan Biodiversity Conservation Society for a coastal cleanup drive at the LPPCHEA
- In loving memory of Dr. Lew Young
- Partnership, technology, and social awareness as key isssues in the the Philippine Water Sector
- UK DIT in partnership with the SCPW & PWP will host a roundtable discussion on the Philippines Water Sector
- Breaking ground for the Wetland Centre Strata at the Las Piñas Parañaque Wetland Park
- World Wetlands Day with the Media at the Wetlands of Candaba
- ACB Rivers: Wetlands BioBlitz at the Lumban-Pagsanjan River
- SCPW Celebrates World Wetlands Day 2019 at Candaba Wetlands
- The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia releases Rapid Assessment for Wetland Ecosystem Services Resources
- Senator Cynthia Villar is recognised for her contribution to the Campaign against Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing
- SCPW holds Wetlands BioBlitz for Panguil River
- A Journey with Migratory Birds: A Learning Event for the Youth
- SCPW hosts EAAFP – CEPA* Working Group Workshop on Migratory Birds and Flyway Sites
Amazing Earth: Wetlands prevent floods
Message of Sen. Cynthia A. Villar on the 20th Anniversary of the SCPW
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Wetlands protect food production. Rice grown in wetland paddies is the staple diet of Filipinos. It is our responsibility to protect our wetlands which produce a large amount of our food. Save our Farms! Support our Farmers!
Air Liquide Philippines Inc., a partner company of France-Philippines United Action, conducted an eco-trek and tree planting activity at Mt. Arayat National Park on August 17, 2019. The activity was in partnership with the Society for the Conservation..
Happening now – Tayabas 2nd River Summit co-organized by City Government of Tayabas, Quezon, Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands (SCPW), and Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
It’s typhoon season once again! Did you know that – Mangroves are natural coastal defense. The sturdy root systems of mangrove trees help form a natural barrier against violent storm surges and floods.
The Society is engaged in activities that promote the wise use and conservation of Philippine Wetlands. For the past year we have been working throughout the Philippines in increasing the awareness of the benefits healthy wetlands have on people's health, livelihood, and even disaster resiliency. Explore our recent projects on the right and get to know our work!