They were once hunted but are now valuable members of society. They used to feel left out but are now among the most reliable group that protect the region’s environment and natural resources. They are the men and women that used to belong to a rebel group formerly known as Rebolusyonaryong Partido ng Manggagawa–Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army/Alex Boncayao BrigadeTabara Paduano Group (RPMP/RPA/ABB-TPG). 1





Climate change is drastically raising the possibilities of natural disasters and lessening the capacity of people and the natural environment to recover. Without enough and adequate capacities to adapt, people and the natural environment are even less able to cope with the impacts of climate change.



What is it like to be a Forest Ranger or a Forest Extension Officer? How do you bear patrolling on foot the 10,000 hectares per month target? Or what are the challenges in assisting communities that implements the government’s flagship greening program? There are a lot of interesting facts about being forest stewards.

Let us listen to their stories.


Life of Forest Stewards 1

Life Forest 2

Life of Forest Stewards 3


Did you know that out of the world’s more than 70 self-tolerant mangrove species, around 46 species exist in the Philippines?


Mangroves Life Source of the Coast

With the current state of our world today –there is the raging pandemic, forest fires, illegal logging, illegal cutting of trees, and illegal wildlife trade, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Region 6 is strictly implementing Republic Act No. 9147 otherwise known as the Wildlife Resources Conservation and Protection Act.


Bulabog Puti an National Park A Glimpse of Natures Breath taking Beauty 1