More new species for our Farm Bird List!
We didn’t get to spend much time at the farm in October. We had a lot of birding trips! Continue reading “October 2012 Birds”
The right selection of tree species is critical for the reforestation to be successful. Using the Miyawaki Method and the Framework Species Method of Dr. Elliot, the ideal tree species would meet the following criteria: Continue reading “Framework Species Trees for Batangas”
When people think of planting trees, they usually think of either landscaping or tree farming. Landscaping is like interior decoration, but with plants. The goal is to create beautiful surroundings using plants, natural features like rocks,water, and fish and also man-made features like fences, and buildings. Landscaping usually requires a lot of care and maintenance. Tree farming usually involves planting one species of trees for the purpose of producing lumber. In the Philippines, popular species for tree farming are fast-growing exotics such as mahogany and gemelina. Continue reading “From Farm to Forest”
The strong rains quickly filled up what used to be a dry creek with flowing water.
Continue reading “One Fine Wet Day at the Farm”