LMDA publishes Lake Mainit Chronicle 1st quarter
The Lake Mainit Development Alliance publish its Lake Mainit Chronicle (January-March 2014 issue). The publication has 6 pages with the following contents:
- Our Biodiversity: The Lake Mainit in Focus
- What is Biodiversity Partnerships Project?
- What signifies BPP logo?
- BPP investment, design teams visit LMKBA
- LMDA bares year 2 BPP accomplishments
- January-March 2014 Chronology of Activities
- BPPP reveals Agusan Norte biological assessment
LGU reps undergo Biodiversity Monitoring Training
SURIGAO DEL NORTE, May 8 (PIA) – Representatives from the eight-member municipalities of the Lake Mainit Development Alliance (LMDA) have completed the five-day training on Biodiversity Monitoring System (BMS) Enhancement held recently at Kasili Lakeside Resort, Mainit, this province.
According to LMDA Biodiversity Partnership Project Team Leader Omar Barillo, the five-day training was aimed to help local government units assess biodiversity and formulate plans and policy-making support to conservation. (continue)
In his presentation to ETWG, Mr. Omar Barillo, the LMDA-BPP project coordinator bared the 2013 target deliverables and its achievements particularly on the mainstreaming of biodiversity-friendly projects programs and policies in local government units (LGUs) within Lake Mainit influence area. (continue)
BPP reveals Agusan del Norte biological assessment
Dr. Romell A. Seronay, the assessment team leader presented the species richness of flora in four sampling areas. The study shows that there are 92 species identified in Santiago of which 24 are endemic species and 11 are threatened. In Tubay, 68 are identified flora species with 22 are endemic and 6 are threatened species. There are 56 species identified in Kitcharao with 23 are endemic and 10 are threatened species while 79 species are found in Jabonga with 21 endemic and 8 are threatened species. (continue)