Director Roberto G. Visco announced today, 18 October 2017, Wednesday that the Makiling Botanic Gardens (MBG) is now OPEN to all visitors. Other point of interests (i.e. Flatrocks, Mudspring, Makiling Rainforest Park, Agila Base) along the Mount Makiling Trail (MMT) are also open to visitors. Dir. Visco ordered that beyond Agila Base is closed to all hikers except for UPLB researchers.