Natural Resources Conservation and Management Centers (NRCMC)


The NRCMC is mandated to spearhead research and development projects/activities on areas but not limited to: 1) Plant genetic resources characterization and utilization, 2) Conservation of plants, animals and water resources, 3) Forest resource conservation, and 4) Fishery resource management

In terms of promotion, the Center will effect change by empowering and mobilizing stakeholders to partner with the university in sustaining natural resource health and services, and sustainably utilize them.

As a conservation hub, it will institute in situ and ex situ conservation activities for Ilocos flora and fauna i.e. seedbank, field genebank, edible landscapes, gardens and park/mini-zoo and related forms.


Center Researchers

Name Designation Educational Attainment Position Title
NORALYN B. LEGASPI Center Chief MS Agriculture - Crop Science University Researcher I
MENISA A. ANTONIO Researcher MS Plant Genetic Resources Conservation and Management University Researcher I
ARACELI J. BADAR Researcher BS Biology Education Program Specialist I
MARYLIS A. NALUNDASAN Researcher Master in Agriculture - Agronomy Senior Science Research Specialist
MARIO I. REMOLACIO Researcher Master of Science in Crop Science University Research Associate I
CHARITO L. SAMSAM Researcher MS Sericulture University Researcher III
RHEA ESPIRITU Researcher MS Marine Biology Science Research Assistant
JONATHAN R. RAMOS Researcher BS Agriculture - Horticulture Science Research Assistant
BENITO BALNEG Researcher BS Agriculture - Animal Science Education Research Assistant II
ZENAIDA PUGAT Researcher BS Agriculture - Horticulture Education Research Assistant II
DELIA REBUCAL Researcher Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Agricultural Technician II
JEREMY CHRISTIAN Q. SANTIAGO Researcher BS Agriculture - Animal Science Science Research Assistant
RODEL BAÑEZ Researcher BS Agriculture - Animal Science Science Research Assistant
PIO G. BELEN Researcher Master in Agriculture - Agronomy Science Research Specialist I
CORAZON SUGUI Researcher Master in Agriculture - Crop Science University Research Associate II
CHRISTINE QUIAPO Researcher Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education Science Research Assistant I
ALETA E. DUMAOAL Researcher BS Agriculture -Crop Science University Research Associate
SEAN VIDAD Researcher