BEND FOR HOPE: A youth action for future generation

In celebration of the National Day for Youth in Climate Action and ASEAN Youth in Climate Action and Disaster Resilience, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Aklan spearheaded the Coastal Clean-up and mangrove planting on Nov. 25, 2022 along the coastal areas of Andagao and New Buswang, Kalibo, Aklan.

A total of 69 volunteers from PENRO Aklan, Northwestern Visayan College, and People’s Organization-KASAMA participated in the activity.

Meanwhile, PENRO Iloilo also conducted tree planting and potting of seedlings on December 2, 2022 at Bo. Obrero, La Paz, Iloilo City.

It was attended by PENRO Iloilo and CENRO Guimbal personnel, including the focal person for youth of the respective offices.

A total of 475 seedlings were potted – Caballero (200 seedlings), Talisay(35 seedlings), and Fire Tree (240 seedlings), and planted 31 seedlings of Tapuyay. (DENR-6)