UNO-R Community initiates Tree Planting

48356965_588166328309858_1134689913896173568_n

Don Salvador Benedicto, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL–In celebration of Environment Month, Religious and Lay administrators, employees and NSTP students of the University of Negros Occidental – Recoletos joined the National Day for Youth in Climate Actions by planting 1020 fast-growing, premium, native Philippine trees during the UNO-R NSTP Tree Planting Day on December 1, 2018 along the perimeter fence of the Agustinos Recoletos EcoPark in the Municipality of Don Salvador Benedicto, Negros Occidental, Philippines. Considered as “Trees for the Future”, Katmon, Yakal-Saplungan, Nato, Bitanghol, White Lauan, Lambunao, Malabayabas were planted on the borders of the 9.6 hectare EcoPark. Through the UNO-R Environmental Compliance and Sustainability Program (ECSP), the Energy Development Corporation – UNO-R’s tree-planting partner, provided the seedlings for free. “When mature, the grandeur of these flowering trees will be comparable to the cherry blossoms of Japan.” – Mely Flores, ECSP OIC. Recognizing its significance to the country’s environmental sustainability, 169 NSTP students supported the activity.

(Article by Mr. Avelino Kalalang)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD

Carlos Legaspi, Jr., PhD

Writer/Contributor, University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos.

Leave a Comment

< 2019 >
July 21 - July 27
  • 21

    All day
    July 21, 2019

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Ginger Acosta, AR

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Ma. Edwin Ilagan, AR

  • 22

    All day
    July 22, 2019

    FOURTH CENTENARY OF THE DEATH OF
    ST. LAWRENCE OF BRINDISI (1559-1619)
    An OFM Cap friar, he was canonized on Dec. 8, 1881;
    named a Doctor of the Church in 1959.

  • 23

    All day
    July 23, 2019

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Francisco Antonio
    Fray Rouel Sia

  • 24

    All day
    July 24, 2019

    ENCOUNTER OF PRE-NOVICES FOR MONTEGAUDO
    Inclusive Dates: July 24-27, 2019

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Arian Josef Ocheda
    Fray James Dexter Tanquis

  • 25

    All day
    July 25, 2019

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Jose Ernil Almayo
    Sr. Ma. Gorreti Cui, AR

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Genoveva del Sgdo. Corazon de Jesus, AR

  • 26

    All day
    July 26, 2019

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Joaquin Jamelo
    Sr. Ma. Olympia Bolatete, AR

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Sr. Prudencia de la Virgen del Pilar, AR

  • 27

    All day
    July 27, 2019

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Jorge Peligro
    Sr. Ma. Eulalia Magquilat, AR

Categories