Among biggest trees in the region have been located.
Through the Search for the Biggest Trees launched by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-CAR, the biggest coniferous and broadleaved trees were found.
The measurement is based on diameter at breast height (DBH) which is the standard for measuring trees.
Based on the entries, the biggest of the coniferous species was a Benguet pine tree found at Gueday, Cayapas, Baculongan Norte, Buguias, Benguet. It has a circumference of 454 centimeters (cm) and a height of 30.8 meters. The entry was submitted by a Jona Cabaling.
The second biggest is also Benguet pine tree situated at Mt. Mapao, Agawa, Besao, Mt. Province. It has a circumference of 437 cm and a height of 15.24 m.
The third biggest is another Benguet pine tree found at Moling, Cayapas, Baculongan Sur, also in Buguias, Benguet.
Of the broadleaved species entries, the biggest were found in Danglas, Abra.
A dao tree was found the biggest. It is situated at Mt. Sedir in Nagaparan, Danglas, Abra. It has a circumference of 2,000 cm and a height of 35 m. The entry was submitted by Norriel Montejo, Dominique Acnam, Redentor Tauro, Danny Blanes, and Randy Bernal.
On the second place is a dao tree with a circumference of 1,400 cm and a height of 30 m; while the third place is a pasakla tree with a circumference of 1,400 and a height of 27 m.
Cabaling and Montejo received P25,000 each for their winning entries.