Homage to the Acacia trees

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 01/14/2022

The acacia trees of the academic oval are silent witnesses to the travails of the denizens of the Diliman campus of the University of the Philippines. As a homage to my second home for a decade, I…

‘Running priest’ is in Naga City, Cebu to help fight against ‘EJK of trees’

Rosalie Abatayo 10/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Environmentalist priest Fr. Roberto Reyes will run along the national highway of Naga City, Cebu on Thursday, October 17, 2019, to protest against the scheduled cutting of 32 century-old trees. Reyes said the…

Dying trees? DENR, citizens agree on pathologist, pruning

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/20/2014

Are the three “condemned” Acacia trees in Naga city really decayed and dying? Government foresters and a citizens group yesterday agreed to look for a tree pathologist to resolve this after the Department of Environment and Natural…

Secretary Paje agrees to ‘rethink and reconsider’ tree-cutting permits issued for road widening projects

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 08/11/2014

After the DPWH, it’s now the turn of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to blink. Environment Secretary Ramon Paje was reported to have agreed to “rethink and reconsider” the tree-cutting permits they issued for road…

Eco-activist priest tries to stop further cutting of old trees as Gov’t chainsaws take down 2 of 7 Acacias in Naga

Victor Anthony V. Silva 08/06/2014

After six hours, amid the roar of chainsaws, two towering Acacia trees were taken down in Naga City yesterday. Five more are scheduled for cutting tomorrow. As government crews wrapped up for the day past 3 p.m.,…

‘Why do we need a cutting permit?’

Apple Ta-as 07/24/2014

The Department of Public Works and Highways in Central Visayas (DPWH-7) said there’s no need to apply for a special cutting permit to remove 42 trees in Naga City, southern Cebu, particularly seven century-old Acacias. “Why do…

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