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MAKE IT MAKILING! 2017

09 to16 April 2017

IMPORTANT NOTICE!

When visiting Moung Makiling during the MIM 2017 week, kindly take note of the following:

IDENTIFICATION

Visitors are required to log in before entry. Bring a valid ID for identification.  

UNALLOWED ITEMS

Pets, Liquor, Dangerous/illegal drugs, Cutting implements. More information here.

HIKING BUDDIES

Hiking alone is discouraged. It is safer to travel in a group

CAMPING GEARS

A minimum set of camping gear is needed to be allowed to camp. See here for more details.

NO GARBAGE - NO EXIT

Disposing garbage inside MMFR is not allowed. Bring your trash in garbage depots at Station 1.

ENTRANCE FEES

P10.00 for hiking per pax; P50.00 for camping per group of 5 pax

NATURAL BEAUTY; BEAUTY IN NATURE

Mount Makiling, the 33rd ASEAN Heritage Park, is home to at least 2,038 different species of flowering plants. Endemic species not found anywhere else in the world thrived due to favorable soil and climate of Mount Makiling. 

Exclusive jurisdiction and administration by the University of the Philippines Los Baños make Mount Makiling unique. Republic Act 6967 make MMFR-AHP a training laboratory for instruction, research, and extension. 

As a tourist destination, MMFR attract thousands of visitors during the Lenten Season. Make it Makiling! serves as a strategic project for managing visitors' impact to MMFR's ecology while enhancing visitors' awareness on the importance of conserving MMFR.

HOW TO MAKE IT MAKILING

Where

During the Lenten Season, MCME promotes the use of Mariang Makiling Trail accessed thru UPLB Campus in Los Baños and EcoPark at Sto Tomas, Batangas. Visitors are discouraged to use other entry points.

When

Hiking groups or buddies are allowed to enter at any time from 9 - 16 April 2017 as there will be volunteer goups conduct visitor management activities aimed at enhancing visitor safety and experience round-the-clock.

How

Register at the entry stations and attend the visitor briefing. Pre-register for quick entry. Want to skip briefing? Read up about MMFR Outdoor Ethics here and take the online quiz.

LEAVE NO TRACE

The Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems promote proper outdoor ethics. Be a responsible and considerate outdoor enthusiast. Follow the LEAVE NO TRACE Principles. 


Review the short slideshow. Follow the link below. There is a short online quiz that you can answer in order to pass thru the MIM 2017 Express Lane.

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Offices and respective contact numbers in case of emergency

Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems

+63 49 536 3572 (landline)
+63 49 536 2577 (landline)
Roving: +63 977 650 2404 (Globe)
Roving: +63 908 899 1773 (Smart)
Station 1 Stationary: 09565980454 (Globe) Station 1 Stationary: 09089881773 (Smart)
mcme.uplb.edu.ph

UP Los Baños Police Force

+63 49 536 2243
+63 49 536 2803
upf@uplb.edu.ph

Los Baños Mayor's Office

+63 49 530 2589
+63 49 530 2818

Sto Tomas Mayor's Office

+63 49 778 4901
+63 49 784-8022
MENRO:
+63 49 784-8022 to 24 loc 116

FACEBOOK COMMENTS WILL BE SHOWN ONLY WHEN YOUR SITE IS ONLINE

ADDRESS
Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Phlippines Los Banos, Los Baños, College, Laguna 4030

LINKS
Mount Makiling Website
UPLB Website

CONTACT US

  • Email: mcme.uplb@up.edu.ph
  • Phone: +63 49 536 2577
  • Fax: +63 49 536 3572

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