Mount Mantalingajan Reserve

Rizal, Palawan

Mt. Mantalingajan Protected Landscape is a national park park covering the entire Mantalingajan Mountain Range. The protected area status of MMPL was proclaimed in 2009 and covers an area of 120,457 hectares.

Continuing discoveries of new species of plant and animal from the mountain highlight its tremendous ecological value and the importance of maintaining such protective zones in ...

the face of constant logging and mining pressures. The pitcher plant species, Nepenthes mantalingajanensis, described in 2007, is named after the mountain itself.  Wiki

Mount Mantalingajan Protected Landscape News

  • DENR USAID Launch Anti-poaching Project In Palawan

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources and a US-funded aid organization has launched a project that aims to protect areas in Palawan, Zamboanga City, and Tawi-Tawi from harmful illegal wildlife activities.

    The DENR partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is for Protect Wildlife Project, which will be pilot-tested in the 3 provinces.

    According to Fernando Tactay, provincial environment and natural resources officer in Palawan, the project aims to reduce illegal activities such as poaching and wildlife trade.

    This year, the Mount Mant ...

  • Conservation Trust Fund For Mount Mantalingahan Launched

    An endowment fund for the conservation of Mt. Mantalingahan Protected Landscape (MMPL) has been launched on Friday, October 7, a first in the country.

    Conservation International Philippines (CI-P) launched the endowment fund with a US$1 million grant from its Global Conservation Fund.

    The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF) serves as the endowment manager.

    It now seeks more investors to meet the capitalization target of at least US$2.7 million.

    "This innovative fund will provide sustainable financing for the long-term maintenance, protection and enrichment of ...

  • Trust Fund To Help Protect Some Of Philippines Last Primary Forests Human Nature

    Earlier this year, Human Nature shared the story of Nolsita Siyang, a farmer and mother of 10 who spends two out of every six weeks volunteering as a forest ranger, patrolling the Mount Mantalingahan Protected Landscape (MMPL) and monitoring human activities within the park covering much of her ancestral homeland.

    With the launch of a new trust fund that aims to finance the management of this 120,000 hectare (almost 300,000-acre) park in perpetuity, the future of Siyang's family and neighbors just got a little more secure.

    The MMPL — the largest terrestrial protected area on the Philip ...

  • Conservation Trust Fund For Mt Mantalingahan Launched

    An endowment fund for the conservation of Mt. Mantalingahan Protected Landscape (MMPL) has been launched on Friday, October 7, a first in the country.

    Conservation International Philippines (CI-P) launched the endowment fund with a US$1 million grant from its Global Conservation Fund.

    The Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF) serves as the endowment manager.

    It now seeks more investors to meet the capitalization target of at least US$2.7 million.

    "This innovative fund will provide sustainable financing for the long-term maintenance, protection and enrichment of ...

  • USD1M Conservation Fund Established For Palawan Area

    A "sustainable conservation trust fund" with initial funding of $1 million was established for the Mount Mantalingahan Protected Landscape in Palawan, the first such fund in the Philippines, environmental group Conservation International (CI) Philippines announced last Friday.

    Established by Conservation International's (CI) Global Conservation Fund (GCF), the fund ensures conservation efforts can continue across the 120,000-hectare landscape, Palawan's largest terrestrial protected area, the group said.

    CI Philippines Executive Director Enrique Nunez said in a statement, "This innovativ ...

  • Conservation International And ThePTFCF Launch 1 Million Dollar Trust Fund To Protect Mt Mantalingahan In Palawan Philippines

    Conservation International (CI) and the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF) launched a 1 million US dollar trust fund to protect the Mt. Mantalingahan Protected Landscape (MMPL) during Conservation Conversation, an exclusive launch of the various works of CI Philippines and its partners.

    The trust fund, which is the first of its kind in the Philippines, will provide sustainable financing for the long-term maintenance, protection and enrichment of the biodiversity within the MMPL.

    CI's Global Conservation Fund (GCF), a program that mobilizes financial resources for ...