Issue of May 12, 2019
     
NEWS
Abra
Benguet
Ifugao
Kalinga
Mt. Province
 
OPINION
 

Obituaries
 
Other Links:
Foundation asked to realign funds to Camp 8 watershed
by PIO release

Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan said the fencing of watersheds in the city will remain one of the priority programs and projects to be implemented by concerned government agencies, the city government, and the private sector.

Domogan said that the fencing of the Busol Watershed will be replicated in other critical watersheds in the city to prevent these reservations from intrusions by informal settlers.

The fencing of the Busol Watershed was an initiative of the Baguio Regreening Movement (BRM), a non-government organization advocating for the preservation and protection of the city’s environment.

This was supported by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources under the leadership of former secretary Ramon Paje who facilitated the release of some P18 million for the full implementation of the project.

“We always made the preservation and protection of the environment as one of our priorities because it is our forests that help maintain the city’s cool weather,” Domogan said.

He said that the P5M earmarked by the Fil-Am Golf Foundation for the Busol fencing project was not used for the purpose, thus, he requested the foundation through its president Robert John Sobrepeña to allow the use of the funds to fence the Camp 8 Watershed, one of the watersheds in the city.

He said the local government is grateful to the DENR, BRM, and private partners like the Fil-Am Golf Foundation for their support to environmental preservation and protection programs and projects.

Domogan said that aside from the fencing of watersheds, concerned government agencies, the city government, and private sector partners are also strengthening the reforestation of other reservations to increase the forest cover and help contribute in efforts to improve the supply of water.

The other watersheds in the city are Buyog Watershed within the Quirino Hill and Pinget areas, Lucnab Watershed, Camp John Hay forest reservation, Forbes Park forest reservation, Crystal Cave Watershed, and the Sto. Tomas forest reservation.

Domogan urged different sectors in the city to actively participate in the efforts to preserve and protect the different forest reservations by planting agro-forestry trees not only in the watersheds but also in their backyards.


Your Ad Here


ENVIRONMENT
WQMA board sets date to celebrate Bued River Day

Baguio receives 22 proposals on solid waste disposal technology

France recognizes Philippines’ huge tourism sector potentials

AFP says it can protect NUPL

Profiling of disadvantaged areas in Kalinga continues

Sewerage fees not enough for overhead costs of main STP

EMB to award WIW June 5

Bokod youth hike for 10 hours for Mount Pulag cleanup drive


Albergo Hotel and Residences
Informatics

Baguio Central University
Department of Health – CAR
King’s College of the Philippines
Narda’s and Sunflower Ridge
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Montesorri, Inc.
Pines City Colleges
R.A. Gapuz Review Center

Assumption Medical and Diagnostic Center
Baguio Center Mall
Baguio Country Club
Baguio Water District
Choobi Choobi
Curamed Pharmacy
Department of Environment and Natural Resources – CAR
Department of Transportation – CAR
Easter College
Fabulo Beauty and Image Salon
GMS Technology
Gov. and Mrs. Crescensio and Jane Pacalso and Family
La Funeraria Paz, Inc.
Maybank
Mayor Romeo K. Salda
Mother Earth Deli Basket
New Media Services
Northern Luzon School for the Visual Impaired, Inc.
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration – CAR
Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association
Regional Development Council – CAR
National Economic and Development Authority – CAR
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority – CAR Search Results Web result with site links Technical Education and Skills Development Authority – CAR
Home | About Us | Editorial Policy | Contact Us  
News | Opinion | Snapshots | Week's Mail | Obituaries  
Copyright © 2007-2015. All Rights Reserved. baguiomidlandcourier.com.ph