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Deforestation Statistics in Ipo Watershed Area

Requested from DENR FMB by R. Siringan at 04:24 PM on Oct 13, 2021.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1965 - 12/31/2020
Tracking no: #DENRFMB-150850185317

Siringan 04:24 PM, Oct 13, 2021

Good day,

I would like to request for the following statistics regarding the deforestation activities in the Ipo Watershed Area from 1965-2020:
1) Deforestation activities and rate (if possible, please be specific as possible, e.g. specific barangay/area, specific mountain like Mt. Balagbag, or Mt. Oriod, etc)
2) Reforestation activities in the area and reforestation rate (if there are existing reports, it would be better) - if there are documents that can state the specific details such as species of trees planted, etc)

October 14, 2021

Dear Ruth,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 13, 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for Deforestation Statistics in Ipo Watershed Area, particularly "Deforestation activities in the Ipo Watershed Area from 1965-2020 and the reforestation activities in the area and reforestation rate.

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