The people, places and wildlife of Siargao Island, Philippines

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Philippine boys fishing with roots

Rice Field Fishing with Nets (and Roots!)

Walking past these kids, I couldn’t help but ask what they were up to.¬†They said they were “going fishing” but instead of a cane pole and some worms they were carrying tangled roots. This would require some investigation…

August 22, 2017

Rice farming, Siargao, Philippines. August 2017

Siargao Rice Farming Update. August 1st, 2017

Let’s check in on this season’s rice farming in the fields of Del Pilar in San Isidro here on Siargao island.

August 1, 2017

Rice Farming: May Update

In April we started following the rice farming season in the fields in Del Pilar right after the harvest. Today, I thought we’d check in on how the next crop is coming along. Here’s some of the growing rice ready for transplanting: This mixed congregation of hungry egrets waits for the critters churned up by […]

May 5, 2017