DENR National Capital Region, through its Conservation and Development Division (CDD), presented the results of its Carbon Stock Assessment of Vegetation in Quezon Memorial Circle (QMC) to officials of the Quezon City government on Thursday, 12 January 2023, at the City Planning and Development Office Conference Room, Quezon City Hall.
Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Engr. Ignacio R. Almira, Jr. and CDD Chief Aida E. Esguerra led the presentation, together with Dr. Dixon T. Gevaña of the College of Forestry and Natural Resources (CFNR), UP Los Baños, the study consultant. They were met by officials from the office of the Vice Mayor, Hon. Gian Carlo Sotto, Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Department, QMC Administration, Secretary to the Office of Sangguniang Panlungsod, Business Affairs Coordinating Office, Planning and Development Department, Engineering Department, Parks Development and Administration Department, Tourism Department, Small Business and Cooperatives Development and Promotions Office, and City Architect Department. Representatives from the Department of Transportation likewise attended the presentation.
DENR National Capital Region is extending technical assistance to the 17 Local Government Units of Metro Manila in the formulation and crafting of their climate-resilient and urban greening plans.