Sierra Madre Mountains


The Sierra Madre is a mountain range in the Philippines. It is located along the north-eastern coast of Luzon Island, running north/south. Quezon National Forest Park is situated in the range.]]

The Sierra Madre mountain range forest habitat is threatened by human activities. Settlers living at the lower portions of the slopes generally are supported by work in logging and charcoal- ...

making. Some portions of the forest cover are already second growth forest.

The Sierra Madre is the longest mountain range in the Philippines. The range starts in the north in the province of Cagayan and ends in the south in the province of Quezon, just east of Laguna de Bay. To the west as it reaches the province of Nueva Vizcaya to form the Caraballo Mountains, with which it connects with the Cordillera Central range.

Sierra Madre Mountain Range News

  • A Lenten Pilgrimage Amid Natures Splendor

    The quiet, reflective calm of Timberland Heights' suburban mountains will provide the idyllic setting for prayer and meditation this Lenten Season as Filinvest stages the Stations of the Cross amid its rugged terrain, lush foliage, panoramic views, and crisp highland breeze just 15 kilometers from Quezon City.

    Rediscovering One's Faith
    Dubbed as "Walk of Faith," this religious-inspired activity in Timberland Heights will feature the 14 Stations along a hillside path, some 350 meters above sea level, with some of the most breathtaking views of the Metro Manila Skyline, Laguna de Bay, Tagayt ...

  • Mga Proyekto Aktibidad Na Makasisira Sa Kalikasan Pipigilan Ng Sierra Madre Council

    Pinagtibay ng mga kinatawan ng iba't ibang katutubo, Academe, Non-Government Organizations, mga opisyal at kawani ng mga ahensiya ng gobyerno at mga local na pamahalaan sa Rehiyon 3 ang pagtatalaga ng kanilang mga sarili upang pangalagaan ang natitirang likas na yaman ng bulubundukin ng Sierra Madre.

    Sa pamamagitan ng kasunduan na pinagkaisahan ng mga miyembro ng binubuong Sierra Madre Council, tinukoy ang mga aktibidad at proyektong nakapaloob sa mga programang pangkaunlaran na nakikitang banta sa paglala ng pagkawasak ng kalikasan.

    Pangunahin ang logging, mining, pagtatayo ng malalaki ...

  • Pagprotekta Sa Sierra Madre Paiigtingin Sierra Madre Council Binabalangkas

    Binabalangkas ng Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Sierra Madre Alliance Network Incorporated, at Civil Society Organizations ang pagbuo sa Sierra Madre Council upang paigtingin ang pagprotekta sa Sierra Madre Mountain Ranges.

    Sa ginanap na Sierra Madre Summit sa Leivy Lance Resort sa bayan ng Gabaldon, sama-samang ipinahayag ng iba't ibang mga katutubo, mga miyembro ng People's Organizations, Academe, Non-Government Organizations, religious group, mga ahensya ng gobyerno, at local na pamahalaan ng Central Luzon ang pagkakaisa para pangalagaan ang Sierra Madre sa pamamagitan ...

  • FPE Supports 70 Projects In Its 24th Year

    The Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE) ushers its 25th year this 2017 with a productive grants portfolio in its 24th year.

    For FY 2015-2016 (July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016), FPE supported 70 projects amounting to more than PhP 30.5 M in its 24th year of operation. These projects are supported in response to the issues identified in the national and regional environment agenda, which include mining, logging, environmental education, climate change adaptation and sustainable energy, land conversion, indigenous people, and building resilient communities and healthy ecosystems.

    T ...

  • Lower Sierra Madre Grantees Hold First Hub Conference

    SGP grantees from the Lower Sierra Madre recently participated in the Lower Sierra Madre Hub Annual Conference held at the Central Luzon State University, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, from 7-9 September. The Conference was organized by Tanggol Kalikasan (TK), the SGP hub for Lower Sierra Madre.

    More than 50 participants attended the event which aimed to provide a venue for sharing of experiences and lessons learned by project beneficiaries and selected civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Lower Sierra Madre (LSM) hub.

    Atty. Rodolfo Ferdinand N. Quicho, Jr., GEF SGP5 Country P ...

  • Environmentalist Group Opposes Dam Projects In Sierra Madre

    An environmentalist group has asked the government to tap modern technology and water conservation programs to avert the impending water crisis in Metro Manila, instead of pushing dam projects in Sierra Madre.

    Fr. Pete Montallana, president of Save Sierra Madre Network Alliance (SSMNA), said his group would continue to oppose all dam projects in Sierra Madre, as water concessionaires in Metro Manila were looking for alternative sources to augment the water supply from Angat Dam in Bulacan province.

    Montallana, a Franciscan, said building dams in the northern section of Quezon province co ...