Bulacan News

  • Quick Trip To San Rafael River Adventure

    Located at Barangay Talacsan, San Rafael, Bulacan, San Rafael River Adventure provides a quiet and relaxing get-away in Northern Metro Manila.

    My friends and I were looking for a quick trip when we chanced upon San Rafael River Adventure. After reading the reviews on some websites and blogs, we decided to give San Rafael River Adventure a try. So what are the things you can do at this increasingly popular spot?

    Book a day tour or an overnight stay

    Since this trip was rather spontaneous and fell on a holiday, most of the accommodations were already fully booked. Thankfully, Sheila was ...

  • Wild Animals Na Dumaan Sa Rehabilitasyon Pinalaya

    Halos 50 hayop na sumailalim sa rehabilitasyon ang pinakawalan sa Angat Watershed, Huwebes ng umaga.

    Kasama ito sa layunin ng Biodiversity Management Bureau na paigtingin ang controlled ecotourism sa Angat Dam.

    Kabilang sa mga hayop na pinakawalan ang mga lawin, brahminy kite, mga monitor lizard, at Asian box turtles.

    Dumaan muna ang mga ito sa rehabilitasyon, at tiniyak ng mga beterinaryo na kaya na nilang mamuhay muli sa ilang, tulad ng Angat Watershed, na isang protected area ng pamahalaan.

    Mayroong 62,000 na ektarya ang Angat Watershed. Ipinagbabawal ang panghuhuli o pagkuha ng ...

  • Escape To Malangaan Cave And Springs

    Bulacan, popular and known for its different historical sites and great leaders seems to be forgotten by many that beyond the historical sites is also a place for those people who are seeking for adventure an eco-tourism place. Name some of this like Pinagrealan Cave in Norzagaray plus the Lioness and Rhino Rock Formation that was closed ( I dont know if they opened it again for public), the famous Biak na Bato in San Miguel and the famous Mt. Manalmon that can also be found in San Miguel. But have you heard this place somewhere in San Rafael that have cave and also springs? Yes, you're right ...

  • Wildlife Release At Angat Watershed

    About 50 wildlife animals that underwent rehabilitation were released at the Angat Watershed last week. The Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB), in coordination with the National Power Corporation (NPC), conducted the activity to strengthen the controlled ecotourism at Angat Dam.

    Included in the wildlife release were island-collared doves, Brahminy kites, monitor lizards, and Asian box turtles.

    The animals first underwent rehabilitation and veterinarians made sure that they can already be left in the wild, like in Angat Watershed – one of the government's protected areas.

    The Angat ...

  • Ipo Watershed Bulacan

    Ipo watershed is a vital link in the Angat-Umiray-Ipo watershed which supplies 98% of the water needs of Metro Manila. Located close to the Metropolis, it has a total area of 7,236 hectares within the Municipalities. Norzagaray and City of San Jose Del Monte in the Province of Bulacan and the Municipality of Rodriguez in the Province of Rizal. Primarily consisting of public forestlands, forest cover has dramatically dropped from 85% to just 40% in recent years. The entire watershed is a protected area by virtue of several proclamations including the granting of a Certificate of Ancestral Domai ...

  • Adopt A Tree Manila Standards Way To Help The Environment

    Nature called and Manila Standard answered, and continues to do so.

    In November 2009, the Adopt a Tree project, the company's corporate social responsibility program, brought employees of Philippine Manila Standard Publishing, Inc. and Kagitingan Printing Press, Inc. to Ipo Dam Watershed in Norzagaray, Bulacan to plant seedlings in a bid to help protect the environment and lessen the effects of climate change.

    Almost eight years since its first sowing, Manila Standard, led by CSR project proponent, Circulation department chief Edgar Valmorida, recently returned to the area to check the p ...