Nayong Pilipino, DENR mark Philippine Environment Month with tree planting activity


Team Out of Town Hub (www.OutofTownBlog.com) – To celebrate this year’s Philippine Environment Month, the Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) has partnered with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in a tree planting activity on June 23 at the NPF 9.5-hectare property, the Entertainment City, in Parañaque.

Employees of the NPF, DENR’s Biodiversity, and Forest Management Bureaus have planted more than 100 trees with different saplings from Ipil-Ipil, Tindalo, Yakal, Makaasim, Phil Ash, Lipote, Palawan Cherry, Dita, Batino to Bignay.

Philippine Environment Month tree planting activity
Philippine Environment Month tree planting activity

Advancing this year’s theme – “Aksyon Para sa Natatanging Mundo” highlights the collaborative efforts between the two agencies to provide a healthy and breathable environment for future generations. The said planting activity coincided with Proclamation No. 237, declaring the month of June as Philippine Environment Month, aimed at instilling environmental awareness and concern among the country’s various sectors.

Speaking on behalf of NPF Executive Director Gertie Duran-Batocabe, NPF Deputy Executive Director for Marketing and Operations Dr. Jovertlee C. Pudan emphasized the Foundation’s advocacy for a greener environment and nature conservation through Project Sambayanihan.

Sambayanihan Tree Planting Activity
Sambayanihan Tree Planting Activity

“This initiative aims to transform this 9.5-hectare property into an urban green space by planting more than 400 trees this year by promoting a participatory approach through partnerships with other government agencies,” he said.

Last March, NPF partnered with the Armed Forces of the Philippines in planting flowering trees in honor of the Philippines Women’s Month. In May, NPF teamed up with the Department of Health to promote Mental Health awareness by creating greener spaces in the Metro Manila.

An Environmental Planner, Dr. Pudan reiterated that we should plant more trees to make real change.

“When we conserve the environment today, the future generations will be able to live healthier lives,” he said.

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