The Philippine Tarsier and Wildlife Sanctuary of Corella, Bohol is an arm of the Philippine Tarsier Foundation, Inc. (PTFI), a non-stock, non-profit organization established in 1996. The Foundation has been issued a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) by DENR to find ways to conserve as well as to promote the tarsier of Bohol.
The tarsiers have been declared to be specially protected faun ...
al species of the Philippines by virtue of Proclamation No. 1030, declared by former Philippine President, Fidel V. Ramos on June 23, 1997.
In this pursuit, a 167 hectares sanctuary has been established by the Philippine Tarsier Foundation, Inc. covering areas within the municipalities of Corella, Sikatuna and Loboc. This is timberland area currently under the administration of the DENR and is part of the Social Forestry Project. The sanctuary starts at barangay Canapnapan in Corella, Bohol.
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Planning a trip to Bohol? Let this Bohol Travel Guide help you with useful information on top things to do, tourist spots, and attractions in Bohol.
Travel Bucket List: Wonders of Bohol Island Philippines. Experience beauty as we take you to the scenic, most eye-catching views and fun activities in Bohol Philippines. Learn also the rich culture and traditions of Bohol. You will see Panglao Island, Chocolate Hills, Alona Beach, Philippine Tarsier Sanctuary, Bilar Man-Made Forest, Baclayon Church, Talima, Kawasan Falls to name a few. Come on now and let's explore the beauty of Bohol Island Philippines!
After arriving in flooded Manila in the middle of a typhoon, I worried that my entire trip to the Philippines would be overcast and rainy. And it was? until I arrived in Bohol. Because this island is surrounded by 70 smaller islands, it's often protected from bad weather experienced in the rest of the Philippines during rainy season.
Fall in love with Bohol's countryside! It's filled with chocolate kisses-like hills, Korea fall season vibe forest, and a friendly primate that can fit a teacup.
Welcome to Bohol! Known for its white sandy beaches, Chocolate Hills and tarsiers - really wanted to see these cute little creatures.
As an industry, tourism is undoubtedly a major economic driver. It creates jobs and improves incomes even as the industry promotes local appreciation of history and culture.
Yet, the industry surrounding travel purposely for leisure or business has its critics. The practice of travel as "escape" also appeals to a group of tourists seeking commercial sex.
With its history of U.S. military bases spawning a rest-and-recreation nether culture, the Philippines remains on the list of "most popular countries for sex tourism," according to Huffington Post.
Thus, the rise of ecotourism as an a ...