The Calatagan Mangrove Forest Conservation Park, locally known as, "Ang Pulo", is a 7.5 marine protected area in Brgy. Balibago, Calatagan, Batangas.. This eco-park is managed by a people's organization, TALIMUSAK (Tagapangalaga ng Likas Yamang Dagat Mula sa Kilitisan).
Calatagan Mangrove Forest Conservation Park Ang Pulo News
Responding to the ever-increasing effect of climate change, this coastal municipality took the challenge of spearheading massive mangrove conservation and reforestation some 15 years ago.
With the volunteer divers helping the local government in its efforts to start the propagation of mangrove seedlings for replanting, the local folks themselves have realized the importance benefits to the people and to the environment of mangrove conservation.
Mangrove are also known as best partner for Climate Change Adaptation and Cleaner Air. It also prevents soil erosion and flashfloods; a wave buff ...
Another beautiful roadperson will harken back the memories of her travels in Calatagan and Lemery, Batangas, and Tadlac, Los Baños, Laguna for an educational trip. Join Thea Villamil Juego, a BS Development Communication student, in these wonderful visits that were full of interesting and fruitful activities.
First Destination ??" Calatagan, Batangas
(Thea:) As part of our HECO Camp, a partial requirement for HUME 1 ??" a subject in UPLB, we went to Calatagan, Batangas. We enjoyed the Steward's Journey along with other activities such as mangrove planting, snorkeling, lectures about the ...
Transcending Climate Change
Understanding Climate Change, with the rise of sea level, stronger storms, extreme heat, less agricultural produce, more tropical diseases. Mangroves will mitigate to lessen the risk and help everybody adapt to the climate change.
Mangroves Tree Planting EcoTours
1. Nursery for baby marine life that increase the production of fisheries;
2. Produces leaf litters and detrital matters as food source for marine life;
3. Protection barrier for storm surges, tidal currents and tsunamis;
4. Produce organic bio mass;
5. Reduce organic pollution by trapping or abs ...
Who would have thought that you can do activities like kayaking, birdwatching, boatriding, snorkeling,kite flying and mangrove planting in one place. Learn more about Ang Pulo-Calatagan Mangrove Forest Conservation Park.
Volunteers and community members planted 1,000 mangrove seedlings in "Ang Pulo" (The Island) in Barangay Balibago, Calatagan, Batangas and join in the coastal clean-up and pledge signing.
The activity was part of the Coral Triangle Day celebrations on 9 June 2013.
The Philippine Coral Triangle Initiative National Coordinating Committee (NCC) organized the activity.
It was in late 2009 when the Calatagan Mangrove Development Association (CALMADA) headed by founding president Virgilio Enriquez started a mangrove nursery in Bgy. Balibago located at the mainland.
We aim to reforest at ...
Calatagan is a first class municipality in Batangas and is scenically located between the West Philippine Sea and Balayan Bay. Calatagan means a large expanse of wide plain lands. It's a derivative of the Tagalog word latag which is synonymous to kapatagan, which means a vast land lying between hills and mountains. The town also comprises the Calatagan Peninsula with its near-white sand beaches that are popular tourist attractions.
So what can you do in this town 125 kilometers or just around 2 hours from Manila?
1. SEE THE SUN RISE
Wake up early and see what the early morning light h ...