CENR Officer Pilarito B. Montebon and the Local Chief Executive of the municipality of Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay, Hon. Dionesia Becada Lagas led the conduct of the Simultaneous National Tree Planting Activity on September 13, 2022.
A total of 256 seedlings of White Lauan, Rattan and Bakan were planted by 74 volunteers in Barangay Agutayan, Buug, Zamboanga Sibugay. Similarly, 894 various forest tree seedlings were provided to the Municipalities of Payao, Talusan and Diplahan, all under the AOR of CENRO Imelda, for the said event.
This year’s theme “𝗕𝘂𝗵𝗮𝘆𝗶𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗴 𝗣𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗴𝗮 𝘀𝗮 𝗞𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗸𝗮𝘀𝗮𝗻” aims to raise awareness to the community on the importance of planting and saving trees and promotes conservation and protection of the remaining natural resources in helping mitigate the effects of climate change.
(Source: DENR Zamboanga Peninsula Facebook page)