Camiguin shows you how to do

Camiguin exhibits you how to do

Mangroves secure Camiguin’s coast and give us with clear air. Just one could possibly accuse Camiguin’s governing administration for the ongoing concrete madness and the diesel ability plant, but coastline protection is not just a word for them, it got real and it is excellent.

Ten yrs back Benoni experienced been a village constructed on stilts and some concrete. There had been 3 barrios one particular north and two south of the port. Persons had been so helpful and travelers appreciated to interact with them. Most of the time they dried their fish on the  concrete dam that protected their village.

Mangroves in Camiguin Mangroves in Camiguin

Right now it seems to be as this:

Mangroves in Camiguin
Previous Mangrove trees and youthful Mangroves seedlings increasing.

We advocate to go to Benoni and check out the Katunggan Park.
Our soul mate, Neil Yamit experienced printed an intriguing article about this parc. Study it in this article.

Guests are required to pay back an Environmental Charge of:

  • Grownup (18 years outdated & over) – PHP 20.00
  • Small children (7 to 17 yrs outdated) – PHP 15.00
  • And it’s Free for youngsters ages six and down below

Teams might also rent a shed for PHP 150.00 for 4 several hours, and PHP 20.00 for each and every hour in surplus. Finally, you may perhaps lease a tree property for an right away keep. It expenses PHP 150.00, with a minimum amount of 4 people and PHP 750.00 for a team of 6.

The past offer you is the most appealing 1. Hire the cottage in the Mangrove swamp for a single night and knowledge nature as shut as you can get. You really should know that Camiguin goes to mattress all-around 9 p.m. Later on you appreciate nature without having any sounds other than waves, croaking frogs and fiddling crickets. Fireflies like the Mangrove swamps. It’s not an adventure but it is character at it’s greatest.

Mangroves - Fireflies
These a exhibit can only be observed all through warm and humid nights. Be well prepared to sweat. But some of the blinking bugs are usually all-around your cottage on stilts.


Just some phrases about Mangroves. Mangroves are salt tolerant trees, also identified as halophytes, and are tailored to lifetime in harsh coastal disorders. They have a advanced salt filtration procedure and sophisticated root method to cope with salt water immersion and wave motion. They are adapted to the small oxygen (anoxic) ailments of waterlogged mud. In this article in Camiguin we have mostly  black Mangrove (Avicennia germinans).
Mangrove swamps protect coastal areas from erosion, storm surge (especially through typhoons), and tsunamis.[ The mangroves’ huge root programs are productive at dissipating wave electricity. Furthermore, they gradual down tidal h2o enough so its sediment is deposited as the tide will come in, leaving all except fantastic particles when the tide ebbs. In this way, mangroves develop their own environments. Since of the uniqueness of mangrove ecosystems and the security towards erosion they offer, they are typically the object of conservation programs, such as countrywide biodiversity action strategies.

Mangroves - an ecosystem Mangroves - they did like it
Mangroves growing in Benoni – Vamiguin island They relished the Mangrove knowledge

A past term: Significantly less concrete and more mother nature! Ok JJ?

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