Talomo River

Davao City, Davao del Sur

The Talomo River is part of the Mount Talomo Watershed Forest Reserve at the edge of Mt. Apo Natural Park in Davao del Sur.

Talomo River News

  • Women Of Faith Grassroots Organic Farming Thrives In Davao

    When we are not busy tending to our children on an ordinary day, you will find us in our FAITH garden, making our day worth with our chemical-free vegetables," says Angelita Manangan, chair of Talomo River Women's Organization in Calinan District, Davao City.

    This women's organization is a member of a farmer's federation with a peculiar but apt name called "Kababaehang Nagtataglay ng Bihirang Lakas" (Women possessing extraordinary powers or strength) in Barangay Los Amigos, Tugbok District, Davao City.

    Anita "Nena" Morales, executive director of Metsa Foundation in Los Amigos, said there ...

  • Matatag Explores Unfamiliar Grounds

    Philippine Eagle Matatag, a rehabilitated bird released over a year ago in Mt. Apo, has moved away from its birth place into forests he has never flown to before.

    Currently 13 kms north of his release area, Matatag is within unfamiliar grounds. He is also way beyond the territorial borders of the Obu Manuvu community in Barangay Carmen, Davao City who for over a year has watched over and kept the eagle safe.

    Forty indigenous forest guards, 26 males and 14 females, took turns tracking the bird as he explored the group's ancient forests.

    Through the elders' consensus and a traditional r ...

  • PHL Eagle Matatag Pushes On To Unfamiliar Habitats

    Philippine Eagle "Matatag", a rehabilitated bird released over a year ago in Mt Apo has moved away from its birth place into forests he has never flown to before.

    Currently 13 km north of his release area, Matatag is within unfamiliar grounds. He is also way beyond the territorial borders of the Obu Manuvu community in Barangay Carmen, Davao City who for over a year has watched over and kept the eagle safe.

    Forty Indigenous forest guards, 26 males and 14 females, took turns tracking the bird as he explored the group's ancient forests.

    Through the elders' consensus and a traditional ri ...

  • Releases And Its Role In PH Eagle Conservation

    Estanislao Albano Jr. lambasted the releases of Philippine Eagles back to their natural habitats in his article entitled "Is PEF helping save PH eagles". He stated that the "only safe place for the Philippine eagle and other wildlife is in captivity". This in turn is based on the premises that "people (Filipinos) view wildlife as just a source of meat and easy money" and that there is "lack of open spaces in the country where the Philippine eagle could be safe to fly and find a mate".

    An earlier article also made clear the overarching basis of his argument — "national symbols, conservatio ...