Building artificial habitats in Barangay Calayo

Building artificial habitats in Barangay Calayo

Calayo People’s Organization members, trained by Lian Kingfisher Fisherfolk Association, are building artificial habitats in Barangay Calayo in Nasugbu. This is a research project supervised by Dr. Al Licuanan and his team of marine science researchers.

This project is funded by the DENR and LGU of Nasugbu. With special thanks to the Office of Senator Loren Legarda.

Learning Course on Coral Reef Restoration and Construction of Artificial Habitat

Learning Course on Coral Reef Restoration and Construction of Artificial Habitat

Day 1 of the Learning Course on Coral Reef Restoration and Construction of Artificial Habitat, participants are from Barangays Papaya and Calayo, Batangas State University, Punta Fuego Foundation, DENR CENRO Calaca, and LGU of Nasugbu. It was facilitated by Dr. Al Licuanan and his team of researchers from De La Salle University Manila. It was held in Barangay Papaya, Nasugbu, Batangas. With fund support from the DENR and LGU of Nasugbu. Special thanks to the Office of Senator Loren Legarda.

Taal Lake Sailing Lessons Every Weekend

Taal Lake Sailing Lessons Every Weekend

Taal Lake Sailing Lessons Every Weekend!
*Except the 2nd Sunday of each month where races happen at Taal Lake Yacht Club 🙂
For a one-time trial, fee is only P200 (minimum of 8 pax).
Formal lessons start at P850 good for a max of 2 pax, inclusive of an instructor and boat hire. For more advanced learners, boat hire is at P400/hour or 1200/day
Four (4) people to share a boat hire and a senior instructor for a full day for P2400. Four hours of instruction with the students swapping.
Boats used are the Oz Goose with a capacity of one instructor and two students.
Lunch may be ordered at the venue (starts at P150 per meal per pax). Wake up to the beauty of Taal Lake. Bring your sports team, classmates, friends, or sweetheart! ♥
***Try the P3,700 FULL BARKADA PACKAGE for 4 people: 4 hours of sailing lessons hourly for each, 2 at a time, use of kayaks in between, and picnic lunch!
p.s. independent boat hire will be assessed by a senior instructor.
p.p.s. senior instructors will assess weather and vary conditions of hire such as number of people per boat or if sailing is to be cancelled because of risky conditions.
p.p.p.s. please contact +639165559549 for reservations 🙂

“Coral Reefs and Climate Change: Documenting and Sharing Reef Vulnerabilities and Resilience Using a Rapid Response Model

“Coral Reefs and Climate Change: Documenting and Sharing Reef Vulnerabilities and Resilience Using a Rapid Response Model

Courtesy call to the LGU of Mabini, represented by the Acting Mayor Hon. Pablo M. Villanueva and Mr. Catalino Arago, Municipal Tourism Officer.
The said meeting was in relation to the project entitled “Coral Reefs and Climate Change: Documenting and Sharing Reef Vulnerabilities and Resilience Using a Rapid Response Model” in partnership with the California Academy of Sciences (CAS) represented by Dr. Terry Gosliner and Dr. Meg Burke and De Lasalle. University Manila, SEA – VIP represented by the Executive Director Mr. Joal Ascalon and Pusod Inc. Executive Director Ann Hazel Javier.
The project aims to provide a baseline model of the current state of biodiversity in Verde Island Passage; develop a rapid response system to detect and model climate – related biodiversity changes to coral reef ecosystems and develop new vehicles for distilling and disseminating current science to LGUs, NGOs, policy makers and other stakeholders.
The project is funded by the Oscar M. Lopez Center.

Artificial habitat units fabrication

Artificial habitat units fabrication

Lian Fisherfolk Association of Brgy. Lumaniag on their last phase of artificial reef fabrication. Ready for deployment. The project is part of the Protection and Rehabilitation of Coastal and Marine Ecosystem of Lian funded by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.