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DENR Chief Visits Boracay Wetland No. 4

DENR at Boracay Wetland No. 4

Department of Environment and Natural Resources Acting Secretary Jim O. Sampulna (right) discusses with Boracay Inter-Agency Rehabilitation and Management Group General Manager Martin Despi (2nd from right) the remaining development work in Boracay Wetland No. 4, one of the nine wetlands in the island that has been recovered as part of the ongoing rehabilitation and the DENR’s Adopt a Wetland program. The one-hectare lagoon was adopted by Aboitiz Group and named Balabag Wetland Park. It features a promenade and trees and plants endemic to Boracay to revive the island’s biodiversity. Also in photo (1st and 2nd from left) are: Aklan Provincial Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Officer Merlene Aborka and Boracay OIC Community ENR Officer Rhodel Lababit.

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