Anson Tagtag

OIC Chief, Caves, Wetlands and Other Ecosystems Division
, Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Profile / Bio: 

Mr. Anson Tagtag served as Chief of the Wildlife Conservation Section of the Wildlife Resources Division of BMB prior to his current role. With more than 25 years of service in DENR, he had led and is leading various projects and programs on biodiversity conservation such as, the Philippine Raptors Conservation Program, Tamaraw Conservation Project and the Ensuring Sustainable Benefits from Peatlands Protection and Wise Use (ESBenePeat) Project, among others. He also seats as member of various Technical Working Groups (TWG) and Committees such as the Philippine Plant Conservation Committee, DENR Biosafety Committee, and TWG on “Removing Barriers to Management of Forest Invasive Alien Species in the Philippines”. Moreover, he coordinates and provides technical inputs in the national implementation of commitments to Multilateral Environmental Agreements, specifically, the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), Conference of the Parties to the Ramsar Convention and the CMS, and the East Asian – Australasian Flyway Partnership.

He holds a Master of Arts in Environmental Management from Miriam College and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of the Philippines.



Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Key Takeaways 30 June 2023 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources, Climate Change, Environment