Due to the Permanent Environmental Protection Order (Pepo) issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) in May 2015, the Forest and Environmental Task Force of the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) Baguio together with police are closely monitoring the Mt. Santo Tomas Forest Reserve (MSTFR) in Tuba, Benguet.
"As part of our tasks, we are protecting the environment against any activities that may degrade the forest reserve," Cenro Baguio Enforcement Unit chief Lunes Marcelo said.
The conduct of check pointing, surveillance and monitoring at the forest reserve by the member ...
It was one of the most unique-looking and beautiful waterfalls I've seen. The first time I saw it was in a photograph posted on Facebook and the second was when I boarded a passenger van from Baguio to Dagupan City via Kennon Road. From afar, the falls do look like a long, bridal veil resting on a gigantic rock wall. The hanging foot bridge used to access the falls made it even look more dramatic. So while on a month-long work assignment in Dagupan City, I made sure to spare some time to visit and take a closer look at the Bridal Veil Falls.
From Dagupan, I boarded the passenger van bound f ...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to review the proposed resolution of the Provincial Board before re-opening Mt. Sto. Tomas for tourists.
During Monday's consultation with the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer Julio Lopez, he said the decision will still depend on the orders of their national office.
Julio added the resolution will need further review and will only be changed or modified by Environment Secretary Regina Lopez.
"We cannot give a final statement on that, so far the central office has the directive on the resolution. Unt ...
Hydro Falls is a two-tier waterfall located at Camp 6, Tuba. Its just a 15-minutes drive from Baguio city but one would have to trek for some 15 to 30 minutes to get to the spot. A beauty to behold, it has naturally-built pools which could truly caress every aching body after the trek. The best time to visit this fall, though, is during summer.
Baguio has always been my first love when it comes to travel. Even myself can't explain how happy I am to spend the remaining days of year 2012 at my favorite place on Earth. So here comes the dilemma, where to go? I had been to all tourist spots. Name it, I'd been there already! Good thing, Walter and I are really certified travel enthusiasts. We came across blissfulguro and batanglakwatsero's blogs and tadaaa! - The majestic Hydro Falls.
So here goes.. There are two ways how to get there. First is to take a jeepney along Harrison Road that says "Camp 6" but this would take much of your ti ...
Hydro Falls is a three level waterfalls of about 40 feet high. The water gushing from above creates a deep pool below.