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  • SM Baguio Spearheads Planting In Busol Watershed

    SM Baguio Spearheads Planting In Busol Watershed

    In celebration of Cordillera Day, a total of 50,000 Benguet Pine seedlings were planted by the SM management and city government employees at an adopted site at the Busol watershed, last July 14, in this city.

    SM City Baguio employees, together with representatives from the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO), local government of Baguio, and the Baguio Water District (BWD) trooped to the Busol watershed to plant some 20,000 Benguet Pine saplings as part of the company?s commitment to bring back the greenery of the city?s environment.

    The 20,000 saplings that were p ...

  • Benguet Vegetable Growers To Showcase Giant Veggie Salad July 13

    Vegetable stakeholders in Benguet province will showcase their produce in the biggest vegetable salad event set on July 13 at the town?s trading post.

    Agot Balanoy, president of the Benguet Farmers? Marketing Cooperative, said the event is in commemoration of the establishment of the vegetable trading post on July 13, 1984 and aims to highlight the contribution and importance of the highland vegetable industry of Benguet and the Cordillera region.

    She said the event is spearheaded by the stakeholders which includes the packers, porters, farmers, the buyers and even supporters.

    Accordi ...

  • Time To Think Talk About Green Space

    Time To Think Talk About Green Space

    Are there enough green space in so-called urban jungles in the Philippines? Apparently none.

    As the Philippines embark on building spree, EarthThink, an advocacy and resource center that ventures in scientifically, economically and socially viable changes and solutions for sustainable and resilient communities, is pitching the preservation and improvement of existing, and possibly, development of more green spaces in the Philippines.

    Mary Antonette Beroya-Eitner, founding president of EarthThink, said last week in an e-mail interview with the Businessmirror that urban communities need n ...

  • Saving The Busol Watershed

    More than two months after the Baguio Water District (BWD) launched the "Busol Watershed Fencing Project," a number of concerned private entities as well as individuals responded to the appeal of the water district for financial support in accomplishing said project.

    On September 12, 2014, BWD together with Baguio City Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan, Bishop Carlito Cenzon of the Baguio Diocese, Councilors Fred Bagbagen and Leandro Yangot, a representative from the Office of Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Baguio Regreening Movement (B ...

  • Preserving Cordillera Culture Through Solar Drawing

    Preserving Cordillera Culture Through Solar Drawing

    Jordan Mang-osan and his fellow Tam-awan artists try to bring to life the Cordilleran culture and tradition, so that the next generation can see what was then and what is now.

    From his humble beginnings as a construction laborer, Jordan Mang-osan is now a renowned solar drawing artist, producing life-sized artworks that depict the landscape of the Cordillera region as well as personalities like Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao.

    Solar art utilizes sunlight, replacing paints and brushes with a simple magnifying glass to paint an image into a canvas.

    Mang-osan started drawing as a hobby in elemen ...

  • Glance To Our Short Trip During Panagbenga Festival

    Glance To Our Short Trip During Panagbenga Festival

    Upon checking my facebook page today, I realized I never made a blog post yet for our short trip during last February's Panagbenga Festival, so to account our little spree with Baguio Flower Festival I wrote this one. Its better late than never right?

    Our eagerness to experience the Panagbenga Festival in Baguio City just started last year when I and Flori read post updates about the upcoming festival. We were so excited…until the actual day didn't met our expectations. Yes, Pity us! We had planned to wake up early, dress up and show up happy for the float parade but unluckily we didn't m ...