The Punta Dumalag Turtle Sanctuary, also called the Pawikan Sanctuary or Aboitiz Cleanergy Park, is located on Punta Dumalag in Matina Aplaya, Davao City, Davao del Sur.
Punta Dumalag Turtle Sanctuary News
When I found myself booking a plane ticket to Davao City, I immediately contacted Sam and told him he had free rein to basically craft an itinerary for me. I was pretty much open to anything, and he indulged. So heres part and parcel of what happened and where we went. We had our private driver (of Sams choosing) who could take us from Davao City to Occidental and back. While it was tiring, it was such a great experience to see how expansive and beautiful Davao is. I hope you enjoy this little blog post about my Davao adventure which took place October 2017.
Manila Bulletin photographer Keith Bacongco won the Photojournalist of the Year award at the Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) held Wednesday night at the Marco Polo Davao.
Bacongco bested other photographers in Mindanao with his photo titled "Back to the Sea."
Now on its sixth year, the Globe Media Excellence Awards began starting in 2012 as a search for excellent journalists and has since had an excellent roster of winners under its wing.
This year, MB columnist John Tria was also among those nominated as Columnist of the Year.
The 2017 GMEA had its Visayas and Mindanao legs a ...
Just three weeks after the release of the new set of pawikan hatchling, another batch of baby pawikans was set out to the sea at the Cleanergy Park in Sitio Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya Davao City last November 10, 2017.
A total of 70 baby pawikans were released, giving a total number of 1,023 hatchlings released for the year. These baby sea turtles came from the 7th nest discovered last September 14 at the Cleanergy Park.
Present during the release were the Davao Light and Power Co., Inc. employees led by Community Relations Manager Fermin Edillon together with the visitors from the Abo ...
Davao Light and Power Co., Inc. President Jaime Jose "Jim" Aboitiz witnessed the dash of 161 pawikan hatchlings during their release last October 20 at the shore of the Cleanergy Park in Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya, Davao City.
Davao Light EVP and COO Rodger Velasco and some employees together with Matina Aplaya Barangay officials, and representatives from different organizations, who support Pawikan Conservation efforts were also present during the release of the hatchlings.
The following day, seven more hatchlings were released to the sea after they were dug out from the nest and were ...
Last September 21, Davao Light welcomed a new batch of baby sea turtles, which are believed to be the endangered Hawskbill Turtles, at the Cleanergy Park.
These hatchlings came from the fifth pawikan nest discovered last July 29, 2017 at the biodiversity park. A total of 158 baby pawikans were released on the same day the eggs were hatched.
On September 23, validation was done on the latest reported sea turtle tracks spotted along the shores of the park. A nest was confirmed and this is the eigth nest found this year. The validation was witnessed by the group organized by the Rotary Club ...
On a bright sunny morning of July 29, 2017 pawikan tracks were seen on the shoreline of the outdoor biodiversity park, popularly known as the Cleanergy Park located at Sitio Punta Dumalag, Matina Aplaya, Davao City, which led to the discovery of a pawikan nest in the park, the 5th for the year. Cleanergy Park is a project of Davao Light, a subsidiary of Aboitiz Power, in partnership with Aboitiz Foundation. It is a biodiversity park that is aimed to preserve the pawikan nesting grounds, be a home of many thriving bird species and help maintain ecological balance for other sea and land creature ...