One Nature One Community 7, Mt. Atugo, Hingyon, Ifugao

The one nature one community tree planting activity at the municipality of Hingyon was a success! It was a cold early morning when the group from Baguio city reached Piwong. By day break, Vice mayor Marcos Bantiyan came and we all went to his house for breakfast. By 9:00am, the group proceeded to Mt. Atugo. We were able to plant around 200 seedlings. Lunch was great! Courtesy of Barangay Captain Hangdaan Binwag and the officials of Barangay Bitu. The activity was made possible by the Real … [Read more...]

One Nature One Community 6, Tree Planting Adventure at Mt. Binhagan, Lagawe Ifugao

The recently concluded One Nature One Community 6 at Mt. Binhagan, Lagawe, Ifugao was a success. Through the efforts of RSDI-WOW-HICC, a non-stock non-profit NGO, the tree planting activity became a reality. In total, 150 Coffee seedlings and 100 Mahogany seedlings were planted. The Ifugao Provincial Police Office and the 68th Infantry Division of the Philippine Army also participated in the tree planting activity. I am very happy that the organization RSDI-WOW-HICC took an active role in … [Read more...]

BSU Nature Park Eco trail – A Family Fun

Part of the program of the second Pine Tree Festival that was held at La Trinidad, Benguet was a a visit to the Benguet State University's Nature Park located at Puguis, Longlong and to experience its eco-trail. For the first time, outsiders (non-BSU personnel)  were allowed  to walk the eco trail. It is a short distance trail but worth the experience. At the middle of the trail is an animal park where you can see monkeys, eagles, ducks, native chicken, ducks, native pigs and more. It is a … [Read more...]

Second Philippine PINE TREE Festival’s Schedule of Activities (Dec 14 & 15)

(PLEASE SHARE THE FESTIVAL SCHEDULE) Here is the schedule of activities for the second Philippine Pine Tree Festival that will be held at La Trinidad, Benguet on December 14 and 15, 2012. Everybody is invited to join and participate in the event. Attention all members,  friends, supporters and lover of trees, we are inviting you to join us for the Pine Tree Festival PARADE on December 14, Friday, 7am from KM5 Municipal Hall to San Jose Church, KM6. All tree and nature lovers are invited to … [Read more...]

One Nature One Community – how it started

One Nature One Community is a brainchild of Dean Cuanso, a blogger who lives in La Trinidad, Benguet. He has been active in helping the environment cope up with the fast development brought about by modern living. He has been helping organize tree planting activities, nature cleaning drives and conducts seminars on the cause and effects of global warming and how each individual can help in minimizing the warming of our earth's atmosphere. Due to the rise of environmental awareness alongside … [Read more...]

ONOC Joins Tree planting in Alapang Communal Forest

I was invited to attend the tree planting activity of BENECO Multi Sectoral Electrification Advisory Council at the Communal Forest of Alapang, La Trinidad, Benguet. It was a great planting day. The group proceeded to the communal forest nursery and there were thousands of different seedlings on the pot. We planted Calliandra tree seedlings alongside the road going to Alno to help protect the road from soil erosion. We were joined by Daisy who is the current Ms. Itogon, Barangay Chairman … [Read more...]

How One Nature One Community (ONOC) Started

To those who are wondering how ONOC started... here it is... … [Read more...]

One Nature One Community – Madaymen, Kibungan, Benguet

Congratulations for a successful tree planting activity! One Nature, One Community IV Theme: "THE GREEN RAYS OF HOPE" Where: "Little Alaska of the Philippines" Madaymen Kibungan Benguet When: October 14,2012 Good Afternoon Cordillera, Hello Word This Will Come to be a bit of a Shot and Awe, However the Seedlings were brought so we need to plant it As soon as Possible. In Cooperation with the Holy Family Catholic Chapel and Liwliwa Around the World. We will be planting about a Thousand … [Read more...]

One Nature One Community 3 – Shilan Communal Forest

Thank you very much to those who supported this event especially to Mam Ellen Lao for providing the tree seedlings and saplings. To those who have contributed in cash,kind and labor, thank you very much! Here is an article written by Mr. Jayrald Malong: One Nature One Community 3. A tree planting activity held at Shilan Communal forest, last October 7, 2012. Organized by Decat NGO. Over 427 new trees had been planted. 200 came from the organization, 200 from the family of Ma’am Ellen Lao … [Read more...]


As I am writing this article, I am sitting at the balcony of Ramon’s Homestay here in Batad, Banaue, Ifugao. But before anything else, let me start this Ifugao adventure with the successful story of One Nature, One Community (ONOC) 5 which was held at Payawan Farms, Lamut, Ifugao. After a series of ONOC activities held in Baguio and Benguet, ONOC was also held in this Province through the effort of Real Sons and Daughters of Ifugao – WOW – HICC Inc. Mam GhemarPawid, RSDI adviser paved … [Read more...]