Ipo River Watershed Forest Reserve

Norzagaray, Bulacan

The Ipo River Watershed Forest Reserve topography is characterised by mountainous terrain similar to the Angat Reservoir Watershed with moderate forest cover. The watershed has an area of about 70 square kilometers and receives an average annual rainfall of 3,500 millimeters. Tributaries to the Angat River at this section include the Ipo, Sapa Pako and Sapa Anginon Rivers. These tributaries drain ...

into the Angat River from the eastern section of the watershed.

Ipo River Watershed Forest Reserve News

  • World Water Day Waste Water Is A Resource Conserve And Recycle It This Years Theme

    The weeklong observance of World Water Day, lasting until March 22, is under way with Philippine activities led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in coordination with the Interior department, private businesses like Maynilad, and advocacy NGOs.

    The theme for this year's United Nations-designated World Water Day is "Water and Waste Water."

    Dona Mayor Gordona of the DENR's river basin control office said World Water Day is traditionally marked in summer, when there is a lot of unmet demand for water.

    This year's theme encouraged people to look at waste water ...

  • Luis Manzano Leads Launching Of WWF Donor Program

    The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Philippines on Thursday introduced the Individual Donor Program (IDP) to the public with WWF-Philippines Marine Conservation Steward Luis Manzano at Glorietta 4 in Makati.

    Thru participating in the IDP, people can now directly contribute in the ecological-sustainability initiative of the WWF that encourages the public to funnel their finances to vital and urgent causes such as conservation.

    People can join IDP by visiting WWF booths in selected malls all over the country or by simply going to the organization's website.

    "These donations are directed in go ...

  • Ipo Rangers Get New Solar Lamps

    They don't pack high-tech gear nor high-caliber weapons, but the Dumagat rangers of Ipo Watershed patrol Bulacan's forests like it was their home. Because it is.

    Sporting simple tools and gear donated by mountaineers, the rangers work day and night to protect the Sierra Madre mountain range against illegal loggers, slash-and-burn farmers and charcoal collectors. With little gear and basic pay, they've had a tough run, but they finally got help.

    Last 10 January, the watershed's rangers received solar lamps and mobile chargers from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Philippines) and AVolu ...

  • Coca-Cola And WWF Philippines Launch Five-year Multi-million-peso Rehabilitation Program In The Ipo Watershed

    The foothills of the Sierra Madre mountain range serves as the watershed that provides over 97 percent of Metro Manila's water supply through the Angat-Umiray-Ipo watersheds. Despite increased awareness on its critical role on the growth of the metropolis, the watershed continues to face various risks.

    The Coca-Cola System, which is comprised of Coca-Cola Philippines and its bottling partner, Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines, is allocating P25 million for a five-year program to rehabilitate and protect the Ipo Watershed, particularly in the area of Sapang Munti in the town of Norzagaray in Bulac ...

  • Saving Ipo Watershed

    Saving Ipo Watershed is a documentary that follows a group of mountaineers who dedicate their time in protecting Manila's primary source of water. Ipo watershed has been vulnerable to various elements that has caused shortage in the country's capital water supply. Illegal logging, conversion to agricultural sites, residential areas and charcoal making are few of the issues the area are facing for years.

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  • Isang Araw Sa Punduhan Ng Mga Dumagat

    Isang araw sa bayan ng Norzagaray, kami ay nagtungo sa punduhan ng mga Dumagat. Isang araw sa piling ng mga Dumagat, kanilang naibahagi ng pahapyaw ang kanilang pamumuhay at natatanging kultura na nilinang ng kanilang lugar at tahanan- ang kabundukan.

    Ang mga Dumagat o Agta, ang isa sa mga pinakamalaking pangkat-etniko sa lalawigan ng Bulacan. Karamihan sa kanila ay naninirahan sa mga kabundukan ng Sierra Madre. Ang kanilang pamumuhay ay pinanday ng mga kabundukan na siyang humulma sa kanilang abilidad sa pangangaso, pangingisda sa mga ilog, at pangangahoy. Ang katawagan na "Agta" o "Dumag ...