The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading House Bill No. 7987 authored by Cagayan de Oro 2nd District Rep. Rufus Rodriguez which seeks to declare the 200-year-old Dao tree in Bayombong, Cugman, Cagayan de Oro City as a heritage tree and a tourist attraction.
The said tree is 49 meters high and 223 centimeters in diameter. It is said to be one of the oldest and biggest Dao trees in the country.
images courtesy of Rep. Rufus Rodriguez
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