The Osmeña Reforestation Project in Barangay Campo 7, Minglanilla town will soon become a nature trek destination, said Provincial Tourism Office (PTO) head Boboi Costas.
He said they are planning to develop the forest as a weekend getaway, a good alternative for nature-lovers and trekkers.
Costas said his office is conducting biological and ecological assessment of the forest.
A PTO team, which is identifying species of trees, plants, birds and insects in the forest, noted the presence of the black shama, locally known as Siloy, a pair of hawk owls and other endemic creatures within ...
The natural wonders of Cebu never fail to amaze any visitor to the Queen City of the South as well as its surrounding cities and towns. These natural wonders include the waterfalls of Kawasan, white sand beaches of Camotes, and, now, the seven caves of the town of Minglanilla.
While Minglanilla is mainly know for the "Sugat" and "Kabanhawan" religious festival, the town is also home to seven caves that can bring one's adrenaline level one notch higher. The Seven Caves of Minglanilla is located in Barangay Camp 7, the border of the town with Toledo City.
Adventurers can expect a good numb ...
Not too many Cebuanos know that up in the hills of the town of Minglanilla, where the roads are long, narrow, and serpentine, is a sprawling, dense wooded area that has been around for 100 years. Osmeña Reforestation Project (ORP), an experimental and heritage forest, covers more than 2,000 hectares and populated by indigenous tree species, fauna, caves, rivers, and other water resources.
It was my first time to set foot inside the 100-year old forest last week when DENR brought our agency to ORP to hold our weekly Kapihan sa PIA forum there to kick-off Environment Month as well as ORP's c ...
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 7 plans to open the Osmeña Reforestation Project in Barangay Camp 7, Minglanilla to eco-tourism ventures.
During the opening of this year's Environment Month in the reforestation project site yesterday, Dr. Isabelo Montejo, DENR 7 director, said the agency is looking into its tourism potential.
The Osmeña Reforestation Project, which turned 100 years old yesterday, was considered the first reforestation project in the country.
During the Kapihan sa PIA held at the project site, Montejo said that through the efforts of the de ...
Best in Streetdancing for Sugat Kabanhawan Festival 2015 Minglanilla National Science High School.
If you'll gonna ask me "Where is the best place to celebrate Easter?". Well, you need to Choose Cebu, Philippines where a big celebration awaits to anyone who will venture some fun and excitement at Cebu's Sugat (Salubong in tagalog, Easter in english) Capital - Minglanilla! The town celebrated its 8th Sugat Kabanhawan Festival (Risen Christ Festival), a big socio-religious festival in honor of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Allow me to share that I was able to participate as a dancer & part of the propsmen on it's very first celebration, way back 2005 or 2006 under Minglanilla Science High ...