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  • Have Fruiting Tree Will Bird

    Jops and I had a few hours in the morning to go birding in the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) campus. The trip was initially to check out a property of theirs in Los Banos, so we took the opportunity to sneak some birding hours in the campus before visiting the farm. There are quite a number of spots we could visit, but we chose to go to TREES (Training Center for Tropical Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability) for some easy dude birding in their area. I silently prayed for the large ficus tree in front of the hostel to be fruiting.

    As soon as Jops parked, I had to look up ...

  • Theater And Palm Garden Opens

    Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMP), through its socio-economic arm Toyota Motor Philippines Foundation (TMPF), continues to fulfill its commitment to environment conservation through its Toyota Adopt-a-Forest Program in collaboration with the University of the Philippines Los Baños Foundation Inc.

    As part of the program, Toyota recently inaugurated the Toyota Environment Education Theater (TEET) and the Toyota Palm Garden (TPG), as well as conducted a tree-planting activity, at the Makiling Botanic Gardens (MBG) in Los Baños, Laguna.

    The TEET is a refurbished 300-square-meter orienta ...

  • Pagsanjan Falls Laguna

    Pagsanjan Falls (indigenous name: Magdapio Falls) is one of the most famous waterfalls in the Philippines. Located in the province of Laguna, the falls is one of the major tourist attractions of the region. The three-drop waterfall is reached by a river trip on dugout canoe, known locally as Shooting the rapids, originating from the municipality of Pagsanjan.[2][3] The falls can also be reached from the top by a short hike from Cavinti.[1] The boat ride has been an attraction since the Spanish Colonial Era with the oldest written account in 1894.[4] The town of Pagsanjan lies at the confluence ...