Brookes Point Forest

Brooke's Point, Palawan

Brooke's Point Forest and Watershed is located in Brooke's Point, Palawan. The topography of Brooke's Point is generally hilly. 27,949.67 hectares (or 92.98% of the manipulative/multiple use land) are devoted to agricultural purposes and are being utilized for production of major crops.

Mining activities in Brooke's Point started in the 1970s and the two companies were extensively ...

engaged in logging activities, which resulted in the cutting down of thousands of forest trees. Several mining companies are still pushing for mining despite a 25 year moratorium against mining in Palawan and palm oil companies are also trying to claim ancestral lands.

Brookes Point Forest and Watershed News

  • Dugong Released Back To Sea In Brookes Point

    Dugong Released Back To Sea In Brookes Point

    Fishermen in Brooke's Point town released back into the waters of a marine protected area (MPA) in Barangay Maasin a live female "dugong" (sea cow) which got accidentally caught in their fishing net on November 5.

    Richen Mission Bajar, administrative aide of the Office of Municipal Agriculturist of Brooke's Point, said Wednesday on her social media account post that the mammal which weighed around 200 kilos was also released on the same day it was accidentally caught.

    She said it was caught by chance by the fishermen using a beach seine (sinoro) gear.

    "The lucky female sea cow was sec ...

  • Palawan Tribesmen Train On Agro-forestry Farm Planning

    Palawan Tribesmen Train On Agro-forestry Farm Planning

    Some 22 Pala'wan indigenous peoples (IP) in Brooke's Point town were trained recently on land use management system and farm planning in a bid to get their help in biodiversity conservation efforts.

    The training, which was implemented on September 10-15, was implemented under the Protect Wildlife project of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with local partners, Lawrence San Diego, communications specialist, said Wednesday.

    San Diego said the training for upland farmers in Barangay Mainit dealt with "different farming techniques that are suitable for planting ...

  • NGO Launches Info Drive On Croc Conservation

    NGO Launches Info Drive On Croc Conservation

    The Crocodylus Porosus Philippines, Inc. (CPPI) launched early this week its information drive to protect saltwater and freshwater crocodiles in Brooke's Point town.

    Mellie Corvera, research assistant of CPPI said, "Our mission is to open mind of the community about the importance of the crocodile to a balanced ecosystem, develop and implement management programs to re-establish viable wild populations of the Indo-Pacific Crocodile or Crocodylus Porosus or the saltwater crocodile, specially the Philippine crocodile also known as the Crocodylus Mindorensis or freshwater crocodile which is no ...

  • Tulong Pansakahan Ibinahagi Sa Mga Katutubo Ng Brookes Point

    Tulong Pansakahan Ibinahagi Sa Mga Katutubo Ng Brookes Point

    Ipinamahagi ng lokal na pamahalaan ng bayan ng Brooke's Point ang mga kagamitan sa paggugulayan (garden tools) at starter seeds sa 25 katutubo noong August 6, 2018 .

    Ang pamamahagi ay pinangunahan ni Mayor Mary Jean D. Feliciano, Philippine Marines Batallion Commander /MBLT-4 Col. Darwin De Luna, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Director Abigail Ablana, at TESDA Provincial Director Renato Pantaleon.

    Tumanggap ng tig-isang sprayer, rake, piko, pala, sprinkling can at isang latang starter seeds ang bawat katutubong benepisyaryo ng garden tools na nagmula sa LGU at ...

  • Pawikan Nailigtas Matapos Aksidenteng Malambat Sa Palawan

    Pawikan Nailigtas Matapos Aksidenteng Malambat Sa Palawan

    Nailigtas ang isang green sea turtle matapos aksidenteng malambat sa Barangay Oring-Oring, Brookes Point, Palawan nitong Miyerkoles.

    Base sa pagsusuri, isa itong adult size green sea turtle na may lapad na 64 centimeters at habang 67 centimeters.

    Walang tinamong sugat ang pawikan at agad itong pinakawalan sa karagatan nitong Huwebes.

    "In good condition naman po ang pawikan kaya pinakawalan na rin natin ito. Good thing, mabilis na nakita ito at naagapan na magkaroon ng sugat sa mga palikpik," ani Leozel Padrigo, ecosystems management specialist.

    Ayon naman sa City Environment and Na ...

  • Pawikan Aksidenteng Nakulong Sa Baklad Sa Palawan

    Pawikan Aksidenteng Nakulong Sa Baklad Sa Palawan

    Aksidenteng nakulong ang isang pawikan sa baklad sa karagatang sakop ng Barangay Irong-Irong sa bayan ng Brooke's Point sa lalawigang ito, Huwebes Santo.

    Kuwento ng lokal na mangingisda, hinahango umano niya ang ilang isda sa kaniyang baklad nang mapansin niya ang pawikan na lumalangoy sa loob nito.

    Agad namang tumawag sa mga tauhan ng Coast Guard ang mangingisda kaya agad nakaresponde ang mga awtoridad at ligtas na napakawalan ang pawikan.

    Napag-alamang isang green sea turtle na may 18 pulgadang haba at bigat na 10 kilo ang nailigtas na pawikan. Matapos masuri ng mga eksperto, muli i ...