Busol Watershed

Baguio City, Benguet

Busol Watershed and Forest Reservation, located in between Baguio City and La Trinidad, Benguet

Busol Watershed News

  • 150 Plant Trees In Citys Busol Watershed

    150 Plant Trees In Citys Busol Watershed

    Some none hundred-fifty employees of the Loakan-based MOOG Controls Corporation and secondary students of the Mil-an National High School actively participated in a tree planting activity at the citys Busol watershed Saturday.

    The participating MOOG employees and Mil-an National High School students planted more than 200 assorted tree seedlings within the designated "muyong" of the company within the Baguio side of the watershed.

    MOOG Controls Corporation employees are consistent partners of the city government in its environmental preservation and protection program, particularly the su ...

  • 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 ...

  • Bringing Back The Scent And Charm Of The Old Baguio

    Bringing Back The Scent And Charm Of The Old Baguio

    Fond memories of old timers and travelers in this mountain resort would often involve the scent of pine trees wafting in the cool Baguio air.

    But this experience has become a distant memory when pine trees are now slowly being replaced by huge, unsustainable structures in this so-called City of Pines.

    Reasons for this include the expansion of communities ??" population boom and the modernization of Baguio in a bid to cater to tourists, students, and residences. Pine tree forests were slowly turned into building sites.

    The old Kafagway was described as rolling grassland mostly dominate ...

  • LT folks agree to fencing of Busol watershed forest areas

    LT folks agree to fencing of Busol watershed forest areas

    Affected La Trinidad residents last week gave the go-signal to the regional office of the Department of Environment and Regional Resources in fencing forested sections of the Busol watershed within the jurisdiction of the capital town.

    The residents arrived at the consensus in a meeting with DENR and local officials in barangay Ambiong on Sept. 11.

    The DENR, represented by forester Marilyn Malecdan and Bartolome Dolinen, chief of the technical division of the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office, presented a DENR proposal to fence off a forested area in the watershed compr ...

  • Baguio broadcasters to plant 500 trees in Broadcastreeing project

    Baguio broadcasters to plant 500 trees in Broadcastreeing project

    Members of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Baguio- Benguet Chapter take time off from their busy schedules on Saturday, August 15, to plant about 500 pine tree seedlings at the Busol Watershed in this mountain resort.

    The activity dubbed "Oplan Broadcastreeing Project," aims to protect and sustain the green environment of the city particularly its biggest watershed that supplies 15 percent of Baguio 's water needs. This is also in support to the National Greening Program of the national government.

    KBP-Baguio Benguet president and ABS CBN Baguio station man ...

  • Beyond tree planting students to adopt part of Busol Watershed

    Beyond tree planting students to adopt part of Busol Watershed

    More than 100 alnus tree saplings were planted by the National Service Training Program students of the University of the Cordilleras and their coordinators at a portion of the Busol Watershed recently.

    UC-NSTP coordinator Danny Cong-o said the activity is part of UC's environmental advocacy wherein students and the faculties are encouraged to support, protect, and nurture the environment.

    Cong-o said UC NSTP will eventually adopt the area to ensure survival of the trees they have planted.

    "Through the tree planting, the NSTP students and even us, the coordinators, are brought closer ...