Tree Planting on Environment Month. Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officer (PENRO) Pablito Ofrecia of Compostela Valley Province leads the planting of 500 falcata seedlings within the one hectare area in Mapaang, Maco, Comval Province. The said activity which is in line with the celebration of the Philippine Environment Month 2013 is participated in by employees from the Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (PENRO and CENROs) of Comval Province, other stakeholders and beneficiaries of the Cash for Work Project under the National Greening Program (NGP) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).
MT. APO FOREST FIRE UPDATE 6
(This is a press release from the Davao Region Incident Management Team of the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council as of 5:00 PM of April 4, 2016)
A total of 323 responders were deployed in the staging area, with 26 dispatched to the Century Almasiga Tree area and 24 dispatched to Camp 1.An approximate area of 115 hectares is reported to be affectedby the fire as assessed by field observers and confirmed by aerial reconnaissance on April 2,2016.
As of 5:00 PM, clear skies were observed in the Base Camp.Read more...