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Search for the the biggest tree and win P25,000 - DENR-Cordillera

Cordillera - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Cordillera is inviting residents in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) to search for the biggest tree in the region and win prices. 


1. Open to all residents of Cordillera Administrative Region  (individual or group) except employees of DENR 

2. Choose any tree species, either coniferous (e.g. Benguet pine) or broadleaved species (e.g.Narra, Dao, White Lauan), that is naturally growing (not planted) within the Cordillera region

3. Take photos of the biggest tree that is healthy and not showing any symptoms or signs of decay/diseases:

- close up photo of the tree

- selfie or photo with the tree

- photo showing the measurement (circumference) of the tree in centimeter, taken at the tree's Diameter at Breast Height (See photo showing how to measure DBH)

4. During submission, include the following details:

- Name of the tree

- Circumference

- Height (Total Height)

- Location

- Importance

- Name of participant and contact number

(in case of group entry, please give the names of the participants and indicate the group representative with his/her contact number)

5.  Place your entry in A4 size bond paper

with 1 page PER photo and 1 page for the details (4 pages in total).

Submit your entry to your nearest CENRO, PENRO or Regional Office

or e-mail your entry at:

on or before June 14, 2022 (5:00PM)

6. Two winners will be awarded P25,000 for each species:

1 winner for coniferous species and 1 winner for broadleaved species

Announcement of winners will be during the culminating activity of the DENR-CAR Environment Month

source || DENR Cordillera



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