PIA Press Release
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
JHCSC-Bayog supports National Greening ProgramBAYOG, Zamboanga del Sur, Jan. 25 (PIA) -- The local government of Bayog welcomed the move of the Josefina H. Cerilles State College (JHCSC) to support the National Greening Program (NGP) of the government as well as the local reforestation program of the municipality.
Mayor Leonardo L. Babasa Jr. said about five hundred (500) students of JHCSC, along with their instructors planted trees on Monday, January 23 at Glupa Gulian Agro-Tourism Park in Sitio Quibranza, Barangay Kahayagan. The activity is also in compliance with the students’ requirements for the second semester, School Year 2011-2012 wherein each student must plant at least five (5) trees in a semester before they will be issued clearances.
Meanwhile, in yesterday’s meeting with Mayor Babasa together with department heads and key officials, Mr. Pablito A. Matias, Municipal Economic Enterprise Officer and also concurrent Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer disclosed that more than 50 hectares in Glupa Gulian are already planted with trees.
He said that by the end of March, 2012, it is estimated that 100 hectares of the area will be fully planted with trees. (JPA/BAG/ALT/PIA9-Zambo Sur)