The ERDB was created in June 1987 under Executive Order (EO) 192 that merged the function of the former Forest Research Institute (FORI) and the National Mangrove Committee. Its headquarters is located at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, College of Forestry and Natural Resources (UPLB-CFNR) campus in the municipality of Los Baños, province of Laguna, Philippines about 65 kms south of Manila.
LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA – It is indeed a happy new year for the Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) as it welcomes Dr. Henry A. Adornado as the new Director.
During the formal turn-over ceremony held on January 7, 2015, former OIC-Director, Dr. Portia G. Lapitan thanked the ERDB constituents for the unwavering support during her term and for welcoming Dr. Adornado.>>more
The Ecosystems Research and Development Bureau (ERDB) conducted the Capacity Building on Batikuling Nursery and Plantation Establishment on December 5, 2014 at Paete, Laguna in close coordination with the local government unit of Paete. The whole-day event was graced by Paete Mayor Rojilyn Q. Bagabaldo and Vice Mayor Aurelio P. Paraiso.>>more