Left photo: Engr. Teresa S. Salanguit presents phytoremediation scheme for polluted waterways in urban areas. Right photo: For. Rey E. Abadiano explains macro-somatic propagation techniques.

In line with the continuing effort of the ERDB-THWRDEC on ENR technology promotion vis-a-vis the new normal situation brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, a webinar on various ENR (environment and natural resources) technologies and online capability enhancement activity were conducted on September 10, 2020, via video conferencing Zoom app.

Barangay Council of Barangay Salapan, San Juan City as they attend the webinar.

A total of 41 representatives from  Barangay Salapan, San Juan City, and  San Juan Skills and Livelihood Training Center attended the virtual activity. Relatively, the webinar is geared towards increasing awareness of the different ENR technologies and harnessing potential ENR technology adopters.

Ms. Nery A. Alba welcomed the participants and mentioned the significance of the activity towards the protection and conservation of the environment and natural resources. On the other hand, Brgy. Chairperson Charles “Ayie” Tejoso gave a short but meaningful message as he expressed his sincere gratitude to THWRDEC in line with the conduct of the webinar.

Topics discussed in the webinar included phytoremediation schemes for polluted waterways in urban areas and recommended pollutant-absorbent plant species and other related ENR technologies. Engr. Teresa S. Salanguit and Foresters Mary Catherine Dr. Dela Cruz and Christian Noel Dotimas were the resource persons, respectively.

In the online capability enhancement activity, Engr. Salanguit presented the different steps on how to establish a floating garden while Forester Rey E.Abadiano explained thoroughly the macrosomatic propagation techniques. Jonathan Alexander DJ. Galang, THWRDEC