Baguio pine trees - updates

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Vista Residences: Baguio tree cutting covered by DENR permit

Jun 27, 2020 - 4:57 PM

'In replacement of the 54 pine trees, we are turning over a total of 10,800 seedlings,' says Vista Residences, which is under fire from environmentalists for cutting trees in one of Baguio City's last pine forest stands

VISTA Residences Inc starts cutting old growth pine trees behind the presidential mansion while Baguio City awaits Malacañang action on the LGU’s proposed moratorium on tree cutting. Photo courtesy of Jo An Jaja Marquez

Villar’s realty group begins cutting 53 pine trees in Baguio

Jun 26, 2020 - 7:58 PM

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources gives Vista Residences Inc a special private land timber permit during the pandemic

VISTA Residences Inc starts cutting old growth pine trees behind the presidential mansion while Baguio City awaits Malacañang action on the LGU’s proposed moratorium on tree cutting. Photo courtesy of Jo An Jaja Marquez

Magalong wants 'aggressive' regreening of Baguio

Sep 21, 2019 - 8:47 AM

The plan includes converting forested land identified as protected zones into eco-parks to provide green areas for residents and at the same time keep land speculators at bay

BAGUIO. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Chief Roy Cimatu says the pine trees in Baguio are dying. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Environment officials launch search for oldest pine tree in Baguio

Feb 27, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office in Benguet says the competition aims to put the spotlight on Baguio pine trees amid concerns over their dwindling numbers

CITY OF PINES. Baguio City has become synonymous to pine trees. Photo by Mau Victa

DENR chief Cimatu fears Baguio 'may lose pine trees'

Feb 16, 2019 - 12:54 PM

'I will be making really a study for what is best for Baguio City as far as the environment is concerned,' says Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu

BAGUIO. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Chief Roy Cimatu says the pine trees in Baguio are dying. File photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Bonsai pine trees to line Baguio's major roads

Jan 15, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Four experts from the Japan Council of Local Authorities for International Relations have trained Baguio's environment management specialists in cultivating ang nurturing bonsai pine tree saplings

Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

Group urges weekend SM boycott over pine trees

Jan 23, 2015 - 10:02 AM

Concerned Baguio residents say they are ready to bring their battle against SM s tree cutting activities all the way to the Supreme Court

IN THE DARK. Men set aside cut pine trees in Luneta Hill beside SM Baguio. Photo by PS 182

'Like a thief in the night,' SM Baguio uproots pine trees

Jan 17, 2015 - 4:35 PM

3rd UPDATE Netizens slam the timing of SM s controversial move which comes while the country is focused on the visit of a pope who champions the environment s protection

GONE. SM Baguio takes down pine trees in its vicinity to give way to a mall expansion. Photo from Calypso Alaia/Boycott SM Baguio Facebook group

Pine trees at Camp John Hay need a doctor

Aug 03, 2013 - 9:01 AM

Ips beetles were also found among pine trees in the city — and not just within Camp John Hay

File photo by Dave Leprozo

Biking can build forests

May 11, 2012 - 4:55 PM

The road to the finish line of the uphill biking adventure is as difficult as the challenge to save the rich Cordillera mountains steep ascents tricky descents formidable rocks

Inspection of SM trees angers protesters

Apr 18, 2012 - 1:52 PM

Environmentalists and protesters say SM did not earth ball trees properly