DENR V JOINS THE 11TH ALAY LAKAD, TANIM KAHOY PARA SA PUSO

DENR V JOINS THE 11TH ALAY LAKAD, TANIM KAHOY PARA SA PUSO

Following a trail which leads to a scenic spot at the foot of the majestic Mayon Volcano and overlooking Albay Gulf, participants composed of students and government employees including the personnel of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources V (DENR V) joined the 11th

Alay Lakad, Tanim Kahoy Para Sa Puso on Valentine’s Day at Padang, Legazpi City.

The tree-growing activity is spearheaded annually by the City Government of Legazpi which aims to promote healthy lifestyle and boost the public’s concern in protecting the environment.

Last year, Barangays Pawa and Bonga in Legazpi City were the target sites for the event.

These greening initiatives contribute to the National Greening Program (NGP), a massive reforestation program of the government and also in compliance to the nationwide directive to implement the Tree Planting Law outlined in Presidential Decree No. 1153, which calls every Filipino citizen to help, conserve and develop the resources of the country. ###

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DENR, EMB & MGB V CONDUCTS ‘I AM CONNECTED’ TOUR-CUM-SYMPOSIUM

In celebration of the Philippine Environment Month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) and Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) V conducted an environmental tour-cum-symposium dubbed as “I am Connected” on June 27, 2017 at the Albay Parks and Wildlife, Bogtong, Legazpi City.

Grade school students and teachers from the Albay Central School participated the event.

With this year’s theme “Connecting People to Nature”, the event aimed to increase the awareness of the participants on the vital role of young people in the protection and conservation of the environment.

Biodiversity, geohazard awareness and ways on how to keep the environment pollution-free were among the topics discussed.

DENR enjoins the youth to become active members of the society and develop social responsibility towards Mother Earth.###

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