PENRO Cebu Celebrates International Earth Day 2022

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In celebration of the International Earth Day 2022, PENRO Cebu led by PENR Officer Jose Cleo Colis conducted a plantation maintenance activity through enrichment planting at Barangay Gaas, Balamban, Cebu.PENRO Colis expressed his appreciation to the participants for celebrating this special day with nature.

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With the theme, "Invest in our Planet '', he encouraged everyone to take action such as tree planting activity to strengthen environmental health as this is one of our greatest investments for our community, our planet, and our future. He also emphasized the importance of forest as a shield against the onslaught of typhoons such as Odette & Basyang and as a main source of ingredients for medications.

With a total number of 40 participants, 80 native seedlings of Cinnamon and Molave were replanted in the site. The activity was participated by PENRO Cebu Personnel spearheaded by PENR Officer Jose Cleo Cary F. Colis, PA-CPPL staff led by APAsu Arnold Omandam, Sr., Barangay Gaas Captain William Genil, 2 teachers from Bulacao Community School, and 10 volunteers of the youth organization "Stewards of the Environment"