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Morong, Bataan: Celebrating Sea Turtle Conservation at Pawikan Festival 2015

Posted on December 29, 2015

Held annually at the Pawikan Conservation Center in Barangay Nagbalayong in Morong, Bataan, the Pawikan Festival celebrates the community-based conservation of pawikans or sea turtles established here in 1999. I’ve attended this festival in 2008, and this year’s celebration last November 29 was a much bigger affair in terms of attendees. Besides locals of Morong, busloads of students comprised a majority of the festival goers. ┬áThis year’s festival was a one-day event held at a makeshift beachside area, graced byRead More