Last year, 12 December 2017, the Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems (MCME) attended the 2nd Calamba City Annual Green Partners Night held at Bellevue Hotel Grand Ballroom, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. Director Roberto G. Visco and Forester Joselito R. Barile attended the event. They received the recognition on MCMEs’ significant contribution in the management of the Buffer Zone of the Mount Makiling Forest Reserve (MMFR) ASEAN Heirtage Park (AHP).
The Green Partners Night Event has a theme: Conserve.Protect.Give.For Mother Earth. It features Mount Makiling specifically the initiatives of MCME in the management of the Buffer Zone Area. Major activities such as Information, Education, Communication (IEC) campaign to private landowners, re-visitation of the buffer zone boundaries and training of the City ENRO staff on GIS mapping have factored in the success of the management and environmental efforts of the Center.
Photo Credit to the Official Photographer of City of Calamba