Environmentalist surrenders Philippine Eagle

A FORMER environmental planner from Baguio City surrendered a Philippine Eagle in the Community and Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) Baguio under its Protected Area Management and Biodiversity Conservation Section (PAMBCS) on June 7.

Benedict Solang said the eagle was turned over to him by his daughter-in-law Joven Fernandez which was also passed to her by a concerned citizen. The eagle was put in a cage and was fed with meat for a few months.

“The eagle was found in Nueva Viscaya during a typhoon few months ago by a concerned citizen before it was passed to my daughter-in-law,” The environmental planner said.

“If you have found a wild life, you should surrender to the proper authority, to the DENR for proper assessment and caring,” Solang added. Read More