The Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc. (SCPW) is engaged in activities that promote the wise use and conservation of Philippine Wetlands. Since its inception, the SCPW has been working throughout the Philippines to increase the awareness of the benefits that healthy wetlands have on people’s health, livelihood, and even disaster resiliency.

Projects and other activities


Roundtable Discussion on The Philippines Water Sector: Gaps and Opportunities
A multi-stakeholder dialogue aimed to enhance relationships among key Philippine oversight agencies on water, private sector, civil society organizations, academe, development partners, and water-end users by sharing what each one is currently doing and in the process identify areas of opportunities for fruitful collaboration.
Active, Clean and Bountiful Rivers:  The Wetlands BioBlitz Program
– provides an opportunity for participants to learn together and share their expertise and enthusiasm for nature, particularly wetlands, and at the same time gives the local community an opportunity to contribute to a genuine scientific survey.
Wetlands for a Sustainable Urban Future
Organised Session at the International Conference on Human Settlements Planning and Development 2018 organised by the University of the Philippines – Los Baños
Conservation of Laguna de Bay’s Environment and Resources (CLEAR)
– a tripartite partnership of Laguna Lake Development Authority  (government),  Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands, Inc. (non-government organization), and Unilever Philippines (business corporation)
Preparation of the Tourism Development Master Plan for the Municipality of Bacnotan
Bacnotan is a 1st class municipality in the province of La Union that comprise 47 barangays.
Wetlands Caravan 
– the evolving national CEPA Programme of SCPW for wetlands conservation in the country
Agricultural Wetlands as a Showcase for Wetlands Conservation 
– characterization and assessment of a 132-ha. wetland in Barangay Paligui and to develop it as a showcase of traditional farming practices and offer sanctuary for birds as a strategy for its conservation.
World Wetlands Day Celebration
– celebrated every 2nd day of February
WWD Climate Storytelling Project
– Aimed to engage young minds in the appreciation, protection and conservation of wetlands
 
Ecological Assessment of the Proposed Site of the North Rail Depot Selection of Offset Site for the Proposed Site of the North Rail Depot and Development of its Management Plan
Green Filters Showcase for the Philippines:
A Pilot Implementation of Constructed Wetland System for Domestic Wastewater Treatment and Reuse in Green Village
Attendance and Participation of various events
Youth in Action for Disaster Risk Preparedness and Reduction:
– Resilience and Adaptation Strategies by the Youth of Laguna and Batangas
LPPCHEA Wetland Centre Complex
– a group of structures that serves to communicate the conservation and wise use of the mangrove and other wetland areas in the 175 hectare area that composes the LPPCHEA protected area.
Capacity Building for Wetland Conservation:
Increasing capacity of local communities to sustain wetland conservation activities in the Laguna de Bay Region and Marikina-Pasig River Watershed
Youth in Action for Lake Conservation
– empowering and mobilizing the youth to take actions that will arrest the deterioration of Laguna de Bay thus contributing significantly to the overall conservation efforts
The TreePreneur Project:
Rehabilitation of Arayat Watershed for the Protection of Candaba Wetlands
Bird Watching Activities

Global Environment Celebration

World Water Day

Asian Regional Workshop on the Management of Wetlands and East Asian – Australasian Flyway Sites
– enhancing the management capacities of wetland site managers through sharing and documentation of lessons learned and best practices in the conservation of wetlands of international importance, and of migratory waterbirds and their habitats.
National Conference on Wetlands, Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity Conservation
– setting the stage for the development of a national policy on wetlands, and a national strategy and action plan for the wise use of wetlands and wetlands resources, incorporating concerns on biodiversity conservation and climate change adaptation
National Workshop to Formulate the Philippine National Wetlands Communication, Education, Participation, Awareness (CEPA) Strategy and Action Plan
– crafting the National Wetland CEPA Action Plan of the Philippines (NWAPP) which will ensure that key actors are able to input into the proposed activities that will help promote the smooth implementation of the NWAPP
Conservation Activities in the Island of Tawi-Tawi