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10 22 DENR installs landmarks for the Training Camp within Mt. Apo

Landmarks that determine the boundaries of the 100-hectare ADP Training Camp within Mt. Apo Natual Park has been installed through a ceremony that was conducted in October 15, 2021 at So. Teril, Brgy. Kapatagan, Davao del Sur.

Taking part on the swift ceremony were Colonel Ronnie B. Babac, Chief of Staff of the 10th Infantry Division, Brgy Captain Juanito Morales of BLGU-Kapatagan, DENR-PENRO Davao del Sur Officials- OIC PENR Officer Pablito M.Ofrecia and OIC-MANP PASU Joel S.Pardillo along with other distinguished stakeholder partners.

The 100-hectare training camp of the AFP has been approved by the multi-sectoral Protected Area Management Board of the Mt Apo Natural Park (PAMB-MANP) and its application for a SAPA (Special Use Agreement for Protected Areas) has already been submitted as mandated by DAO 2007-17 and DAO 2018-05.

The AFP Camp will not only serve as a training ground for future soldiers but will also ensure the peace, order and the security of MANP as a Protected Area. It will likewise augment the environmental conservation and protection efforts through their active role in the reforestation and rehabilitation of the said nation’s highest peak and ASEAN Heritage Site.