WWRRDEC set to continue research on Benguet pine and bark beetle to support Environment Code of Baguio City in 2020

The Watershed and Water Resources Research Development and Extension Center (WWRRDEC) is set to conduct IEC/advocacy activities and continue its research initiatives on Benguet pine and bark beetle in 2020 as a way to support the LGU in implementing the Environment Code in Baguio City. The Ordinance Numbered 18, Series of 2016 or the Environment continue reading : WWRRDEC set to continue research on Benguet pine and bark beetle to support Environment Code of Baguio City in 2020

Reed plants in Region 2 look promising for phytoremediation of heavy metals based on WWRRDEC’s study

Reed plants such as Umbrella plant, Bandera Española and Wedelia are promising plants to phytoremediate heavy metals in the Calao-Delinquente-Diadi River in Santiago City, Isabela in Region 2. This was the initial result of the study conducted by the Watershed and Water Resources Research Development and Extension Center (WWRRDEC) from November 2019 to June 2019 continue reading : Reed plants in Region 2 look promising for phytoremediation of heavy metals based on WWRRDEC’s study

WWRRDEC extends technical assistance on tree health inspection of Jacaranda trees in Camp John Hay, Baguio City

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Watershed and Water Resources Research, Development and Extension Center (WWRRDEC) rendered technical assistance by inspecting the Jacaranda (Jacaranda sp.) trees on Feb. 26, 2020 at the Camp John Hay in Baguio City. The activity was undertaken  in response to the memorandum dated February 24, 2020 from the Regional Executive Director of continue reading : WWRRDEC extends technical assistance on tree health inspection of Jacaranda trees in Camp John Hay, Baguio City