As part of the celebration of the World Wetlands Day 2024, PENRO Negros Oriental and CENRO Dumaguete conducted a Lecture on Caring and Nurturing the Wetlands as discussed by For. Jacinto Mari and Ma. Theresa Quijano. Also, participants were able to remove barnacle and other debris as part of the maintenance activity and ensure growth and survival of mangroves in Siit Bay, Siaton, Negros Oriental. Lastly, a cleanup activity was organized and collected 10 kilos of trash, mostly of plastic (bag, bottles, packaging).
Around 95 individuals from PENRO and CENRO, People’s Organization Siit Fishermen’s Association, and students/ youth joined the celebration.