Shield: From the Provincial Seal of Davao Oriental where the town is located.

Balanced Scale: Municipality is governed by laws and not by views.

Star: Aspiration of the people for a bright future.

Coconut: Chief farm product of the town.

Corn: Second dominant product of the town.

mango: Ultimate goal of the town to become socio-economically stable.

Coffee: Third dominant farm product of the marginal farmers.

Sea: Fishing, the source of livelihood along the seven (7) coastal Barangays of the Municipality.

Fish: Abundance of fish within the 15 km. radius of the Municipality's waters.