By Development Communication Section
More than 700 participants and students in batches attended the on-going 2nd Iloilo Provincial Biodiversity and Watershed Week Celebration on December 1-3, 2015 at Casa Real, Provincial Capitol, Iloilo City. The theme for this year is “Biodiversity in Watersheds: Challenges for a Climate-Change-Resilient Iloilo.”
This activity aims to foster awareness on the value of preserving biodiversity to the general public and on the proper management of watersheds in the Province of Iloilo. The three-day event includes series of lectures on the concepts of biodiversity and the status of biodiversity from the ridge to the reef in Iloilo Province. SEAFDEC/AQD’s Dr. Teodora Bagarinao will lecture on marine biodiversity in the morning of December 2, 2015. In addition, there will be a biodiversity quiz, on-the-spot poster making contest, exhibits and many others. The general public particularly the students are invited to attend and participate in this event so they will learn and appreciate the value of biodiversity.