The Cebu City Government through the Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CCENRO), Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), different private institutions and individuals, united in the tree planting activity of the 10,000 fruit bearing and indigenous trees at the Buhisan Eco Park recently.
Despite the sudden rain, the expected 560 volunteers increased, as hundreds of unregistered volunteers came to the location which total0led to more than a thousand volunteers during the tree planting activity. These volunteers were expected to plant 20 to 50 fruit-bearing seedlings.
An orientation on the details of the activity and its exact location including the proper tree planting procedure were conducted before the participants traversed to the area.
CCENRO head Nida Cabrera said she appreciates the participation of the volunteers. She added that the rain is good for the trees that were planted, to ensure that these will have a good growth .
Among the organizations that were present were Cognizant, Leylam, Trans Asia, Tau Gamma, Red Cross, and Abellana National School Rescue Group. (Margie P. Bulado/PIO)