Mt. Makilng Eco Guides, Barangay ENROs (Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Batangas), environmental police, Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems-UPLB (Speaker), NPC-MBWAT (Speaker) conducted Training Seminar on Protection and Conservation of Watersheds and other Protected Areas last July 3, 2018 at Municipal Agri Park and Organic Learning Center, San Vicente, Sto. Tomas, Batangas
The Municiapal Environment and Natural Resources Office of the Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Batangas invited Resource Speakers from MakBan WAT to talk about the strategies in taking good care of the mountain ecosystems/forest reserves under their jurisdiction/turf. The said seminar aims to inform the participants about the importance of the different natural resources within their vicinities and to give them an idea on how important their role is in maintaining the greenness and lushes of the Makiling ASEAN Heritage Park.
MBWAT sent two (2) speakers in the said seminar, For. Xienna B. Meneses (MWA) and Ms. Sarah Grace C. Peñalosa (CRO). They discussed MBWAT's thrusts and strategies in the implementation of its projects and activities. Rehabilitation activities in Mt. Makiling and other possible activities with MENRO and MCME were also discussed. Other participants were For. Ellen M. Isip (CRO) and Mr. Rodrigo P. Arcillas (SFR) who entertained some questions from the participants during the open forum.