1st Philippine symposium on freshwater biodiversity and ecosystems
The University of Santo Tomas, together with the California Academy of Sciences, Pusod, Inc., University of the Philippines-Institute of Biology, Ateneo de Manila University, the Association of Systematic Biologists of the Philippines (ASBP) and the Biodiversity Management Bureau, in cooperation with International Society of Limnology (SIL) will be organizing the 1st Philippine Symposium on Freshwater Biodiversity and Ecosystems from June 7 to 10, 2016 at the Buenaventura Garcia Paredes, OP Building, University of Santo Tomas, Manila. The symposium will bring together the best minds in the fields of limnology, freshwater ecology, biodiversity and conservation biology to provide a venue for the presentation of recent, relevant and updated results on studies focusing on the ecology and biodiversity of freshwaters in the Philippines and the rest of tropical Asia.
To register, participate and other details, kindly visit the official website,http://psfbe2016.org/ Abstract submission may also be done through the website. For inquiries and concerns, you may contact the secretariat committee members, Ms. Hazel Guerrero (email@example.com) or Ms. Mary Michelle Guinto (firstname.lastname@example.org)
#WonderWomen care for the environment. That’s what Atty. Ipat Luna, executive trustee of environment group Pusod, Inc., best exemplifies as she works on a protected area financing project in Batangas, Quezon and Bicol with the California Academy of Sciences and the United States Agency for International Development. She’s been engaging in environmental law and policy practice for 20 years now and has built local consensus on policies pertaining to the preservation of natural resources and habitats.
Know more of her advocacy in this video, the second of a five-part #WonderWomen series honoring the best women of today.
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Pusod, Inc. is grateful to the Local Government of Mataasnakahoy for the continued support for the vision of Taal Lake Conservation Center.
Activities and Events
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Book your SUP tours with Tono! Jump off point is where we are.read more
Observe this rare event! Go to an observation station near you! Free and open to public! [LIST OF OBSERVATION STATIONS] *more venues to be added. stay tuned* Host: Philippine Astronomical Society, Inc. Venue: Manila Observatory, ADMU Map: https://goo.gl/Cd4ZGh 50pax...read more
Taal Lake Sailing Lessons Every Weekend!
*Except the 2nd Sunday of each month where races happen at Taal Lake Yacht Club 🙂
For a one-time trial, fee is only P200 (minimum of 8 pax).
Pusod Inc. would like to invite you to a special night of live jazz music while enjoying the sunset at Taal Lake. Tots Tolentino, known for his passionate and articulate style of music, will be playing tenor sax and clarinet with his friends on December 8, 2015, 5:30...read more
Build your own boat and sail it by the end of the event!! Share it with a fishing family for bringing tourists sailing around the lake and use it when you wish or cart if off in a trailer. P19,500 complete materials, breakfast for 4 (2days), coffee and tent...read more
Do you want to experience a one of a kind adventure this summer? Summer Arts Batangas launches the first green festival in Batangas! Bonbon Festival is a one day event which will be participated by young professionals, students, different artists in Batangas Province...read more
Pusod Inc. organized the “1st Taal Volcano Protected Landscape Ecotourism (TVPL) Summit 2014” last November 24-28, from 9am to 5pm at Pusod Taal Lake Conservation Center, Sitio Lipute, Barangay Kinalaglagan, Mataasnakahoy, Batangas. There were 56 participants who are...read more
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Benefit Sunset Dinner Concert to rehabilitate the Taal Lake Conservation Center damaged by Glenda, a brass quintet will be performing onsite by the lake on October 21, 2014 after a sunset watch at 5:30 and dinner. This is in preparation for the use of the Center for a...read more
Improved and fully enforced rules on the habitation and visitation of Volcano Island towards increasing disaster response capacity and reducing the threat of casualty especially among vulnerable populations, enhanced capabilities of each citizen to respond to threats and occurrence of disaster and options for post-disaster start-up livelihoods.
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