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  • DENR-Cordillera Launches 1st Cave Summit

    In a bid to educate the public, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)–Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) recently held a Regional Cave Congress in Apayao with 110 participants discovering the region's last nature frontier.

    The congress is in collaboration with the provincial and municipal government units of Apayao, Department of Tourism-Cordillera, civil society organizations and Apayao State College which educates participants calls for further protection and preservation caves embodied under Republic Act No. 9072 otherwise known as "National Caves and Cave Res ...

  • Apayao Underground River Attracting Tourists

    An eco-touris adventure has been discovered in Apayao and is gaining popularity with tourists.

    The Lussok Cave and Underground River boasts of a 200 meter journey which can be accessed via boat and a hike.

    Jepsen Ramos, head of the tour guides at the Lussok Cave said there are now 18 guides who can take care of tourists who visit the eco-adventure site with four boats and facilities for picnics, showers and kitchen established.

    Ramos said the cave is a unique adventure and is different from the famed Palawan Underground River as the Lussok river offers hikes to the different chambers ...

  • Apayao To Host Regional Cave Congress

    With a theme "Working towards biodiversity conservation and enhancing community livelihood through sustainable cave management," this year's Cordillera Regional Cave Congress is set in Luna, Apayao on April 20 to 21.

    This year's theme encourages community people in areas of the Cordillera that are rich in caves to practice environmental stewardship and biodiversity conservation while benefiting from these resources through small enterprises.

    Senior Environmental Management Specialist Trinivic Silang said the event was decided to be held in Apayao as it is the only province so far in the ...

  • Apayaos Bayugao Tribe Tapped As Forests Guards

    An international Christian charity organization in partnership with local government units and line agencies have tapped the Bayugao tribe (Agta) here to help protect the forest from where they derive their livelihood.

    A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Sustainable Forest Management: Initiative for Poverty Alleviation for the Agtas of Luna (Apayao) was recently signed between Vision Help International Care Foundation (VHICF), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Luna and the Apayao State College (ASC).

    Lawyer Antonio Sta. Romana o ...

  • Apayao Officials Renew Commitment For Environmental Protection

    With the recent changes of some personnel in the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Cordillera Administrative Region (DENR-CAR) which include the reassignment of Apayao PENR Officer Moises Butic to the Regional Office, a consultative meeting dubbed as "Pulong-pulong para sa Kalikasan" is scheduled on March 20 at the Apayao Eco-Tourism and Sports Complex here.

    The consultative meeting which will be attended by the Governor Elilas Bulut, Jr. and Congresswoman Eleanor Bulut-Begtang along with other provincial officials all mayors and heads of national line agencies aims to ge ...

  • Apayaos Bayugao Tribe Tapped As Forests Guards

    An international Christian charity organization in partnership with local government units and line agencies have tapped the Bayugao tribe (Agta) here to help protect the forest from where they derive their livelihood.

    A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Sustainable Forest Management: Initiative for Poverty Alleviation for the Agtas of Luna (Apayao) was recently signed between Vision Help International Care Foundation (VHICF), the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Luna and the Apayao State College (ASC).

    Lawyer Antonio Sta. Romana o ...