What’s Inside   ERDB, DENR-Region 4A, and Rotary Club of Infanta ink MOA for the “Tree Nurturing Project” 4  ERDB wins outstanding paper in natural resources  4  ERDB holds a 4-day Webinar on Enviotech: Biotechnologies for a Healthy Environment 5 ERDB culminates 17th NBW celebration thru awarding online Enviocon winners 7  How is research staying alive in ERDB?  7 2021 ERDB’s ENVIOCON winners awarded 8 ERDB launches pilot mentorship program to increase published research results. 9 Empowered youths support Climate Change Consciousness Week 2021, unleashing their creativity through CRERDEC’s Climate Change TikTok Challenge. 10 Malapascua and Carnaza islands stakeholders capacitated on Tourism CarCap, Commit to Sustainable Tourism for the Islands 11 ERDB technologies featured as “road to recovery programs” in the 6th National Research and Development Conference (NRDC) 12 From fish tail to intricate tree of phylogeny: CRERDEC partners with NFRDI in an online training 13 THWRDEC facilitates ELTAG 4th Quarterly Meeting for CY 2021 13 CRERDEC Region 6 station head joins WVSU-CAF Virtual Research Café launch, talks on filling the research gaps in bamboo industry 14 Cebu City Tourism Office promotes environmental responsibility among communities, Taps CRERDEC for support 14 CRERDEC officials participate in SEACAP Workshop to promote environmental resilience in Philippine coastal communities 15 Educating local communities, CRERDEC takes a step forward to protect Antique and Negros Occidental Experimental Forests 16 CRERDEC’s KAP survey says improper waste disposal and illegal structures within easement zones concern Badian’s Kawasan stakeholders the most 17 PDC sites eyed for ecotourism, CRERDEC orients Negros Occidental stakeholders on carrying capacity and comprehensive site assessment 18 UBRDEC initiates “Kapihan sa Talipan” 18 ERDB holds year-end assessment 19 ERDB awarded employees during yearend assessment