𝐌𝐚𝐥𝐚𝐩𝐚𝐭𝐚𝐧, 𝐒𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐢 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐯𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐞 - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (DENR PENRO) Sarangani, joined forces with the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO) Glan, along with LGU Malapatan to champion the long-term advocacy: "Pagbabago: A Million Learners and Trees Campaign" on Saturday, August 12.
The event drew the participation of 582 attendees, contributing to the planting of 6,000 seedlings in Purok Sto. Niño, Bgy. Lun Masla, Malapatan, Sarangani. This included 4,500 Falcata seedlings, 1,000 Lauan seedlings, and 500 Ilang Ilang seedlings, all nurtured across an expansive 8-hectare expanse. This joint endeavor underscores the mutual commitment of both organizations toward environmental enrichment.
The stewardship of the planted trees will fall under the capable care of the local communities of Purok Sto. Niño, led by the BLGU Lun Masla.
In her message, PENRO Maria Elvira V. Lumayag conveyed, "The campaign symbolizes the powerful synergy that arises from the collaboration between government and community. Initiatives like these not only ignite ongoing engagement but also emphasize the pivotal connection between education and environmental sustainability."
The "Pagbabago: A Million Learners and Trees Campaign" has captured the hearts and minds of communities nationwide, fostering a harmonious blend of education and environmental sustainability. This visionary undertaking, led by the Office of the Vice President, exemplifies a shared dedication to embracing positive transformation.
Meanwhile, Mayor Salway D. Sumbo Jr. underscored the campaign's significance for the municipality, stating, "This endeavor signifies more than a mere singular effort; it stands as a testament to our unwavering determination in confronting the challenges posed by climate change. Through its steadfast implementation, we are actively safeguarding the well-being of future generations against the adverse effects of these environmental changes."
Conduct of the said activity was made possible through the collaborative efforts of the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Malapatan, as well as other national government agencies and the local community. (𝐖𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐫𝐞𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐏𝐄𝐍𝐑𝐎 𝐒𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐢 𝐈𝐎 𝐃𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐒𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐲𝐥 𝐑. 𝐂𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐥𝐝𝐨) |𝐑𝐒𝐂𝐈𝐆𝐏
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