After a year of implementation of Project 5. Pilot Technology Demonstration on Coral Reef Restoration in Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan, the DOST and USC turned over the project to the local government of Malay. This is one of the highlights during the culmination activities celebrating Boracay Days held at the Boracay Regency Hotel on 18 May 2013.
On the following day, DOST and USC hosted a fellowship and thanksgiving dinner for partner volunteers at the Pearl of the Pacific Boracay Resort. Present during the occasion were members of the Boracay Action Group (BAG) headed by Mayor Yap, the Boracay Association of Scuba Diving Schools (BASS) headed by Mr. Cirilo Tirol, Sangkalikasan Producers Cooperative led by Mr. Jose Rodriguez, and the Philippine Army. Video presentations also highlighted the turnover activity prepared by the project and the diver volunteers.Source: Department of Biology
28 May 2013