MAITUM, Sarangani (June 29, 2020) – Elizabeth Ramos, founder and president of Maitum Advocates for Sustainable Environment (MASE), presents the mission and vision for the protection of the Dakeol Forest during the writeshop for the crafting of Critical Habitat Management Plan of Dakeol Forest held at Lucena River Tubing Resort in Barangay New La Union on June 26. The event was participated in by over 50 participants from the DENR CENRO-Kiamba, Philippine Eagle Foundation representatives, a UP-Los BaΓ±os Master’s student, MASE, Sangguniang Bayan Committee Chair on Environment Protection, Maitum Indigenous People Mandatory Representative, tribal chieftains, the Barangay Captain of New La Union, and the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer. The writeshop was an output of the Biodiversity Assessment of Dakeol Forest last June 17-20. (John James I. Doctor/MAITUM INFORMATION OFFICE)