Mt. Malarayat Forest Reserve

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Bird Assessment in Mt.Malarayat

Members of the Wild Bird Club of the Philippines, Jasmin Meren, John Edward Perez & Nancy Dimayacyac conducted bird assessment in Barangay Malitlit in Lipa City. Malitlit has the biggest area within the forest reserve of Mt. Malarayat. 

Biodiversity assessment in Talisay & Sto. Nino has been previously conducted by the Zoology Division of the National Museum of the Philippines. 

Both efforts were supported by the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation Inc.

Establishment of BMS Stations in Barangay Malitlit and Talisay Lipa City

Nagsagawa ng BMS marking ang mga DFOs ng Brgy. Malitlit at Talisay bilang gabay nila sa pagmomonitor ng mga buhay-ilang at mga pagbabago sa paligid ng Bundok Malarayat.

Fireline Establishment

Fireline establishment was done in Palamigan 1st refo site in Brgy. Sto. Nino, Lipa City with help from the Deputized Forest Officers. The fireline in Bayutin, 2nd refo site will be conducted a few days from now.
A firebreak, commonly known as fireline is a gap in vegetation or other combustible material that acts as barrier to slow or stop the progress of a forest fire. Palamigan & Bayutin in Brgy. Sto. Nino are within the Mt. Malarayat Forest Reserve.

Business Planning Workshop

With support from Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation, in partnership with DLSL-CBEAM, business orientation & initial conceptualization of business ideas was successfully conducted in Brgy. Malitlit, Lipa City. One of the brgy. near Mt. Malarayat Forest Reserve.

Lipa Headwaters Council

Lipa Headwaters Council is currently conducting a 3-5yr strategic planning to contextualize programs and projects and synergize efforts of various stakeholders focused on management & conservation of Mt. Malarayat Forest Reserve. The council is a multi-sectoral group composed of public and private stakeholders of Mt. Malarayat Forest Reserve.

Activities and Events

Land Delineation

Day 1: J. M. Lontok Land Survey Services, led by Geodetic Engr. Michael Monteza, was commissioned by Ayala Land Inc to conduct land delineation within the Ayala property. The target site is what they called “R1” with a measurement of 84.5h. Temporary markers were installed. 

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Looking for Native Trees

Pusod, Inc. is looking for suppliers of seeds or seedlings 1-2 month old native trees (south luzon area preferrably) for a Carbon Forest Project located in Alaminos, Laguna. We are looking to grow about 60,000 native trees and we highly encourage a wide range of native trees species.

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Nursery Establishment Preparation

The identified location for the nursery has been set in preparation for the nursery establishment training workshop. Construction of nursery shed and few potting bags were also installed. It was participated by the community of Brgy. San Andres and San Juan.

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Bayanihan para sa kalikasan

SEA-VIP is teaming up with Bantay Kalikasan and the community of Lobo, Batangas for International Coastal Cleanup 2017. Find out where you can join at

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