Bacolod DENR lines up activities for Environment Week
Negros Occ. (9 June) -- The Provincial Environment and Management Office (PEMO) recently released the schedule of activities for the upcoming Provincial Environment week slated June 22 to 27.
The opening program will on June 22 at the Negros Occ. Multi Purpose Activity Center (NOMPAC) that will also launch Green Campus and Green Business Projects and turn-over of IEC materials to the LGUs by the Earth Day Convenors. There will be exhibits and inventions on display.
On June 22 to 24 the "Building Consensus on Localizing Action for Climate Change," will be held at Garden Royale and Goldenfield Kundutel to be attended by members of the Vice Mayors' League while the Biodiversity Tour opens at the Negros Forest Ecological Foundation Inc. and Eco Garden.
Market Fair will open on June 22 and run until 26 at Robinson's Place Bacolod while Climate Change Forum takes place at La Consolacion College and Climate Change Forum for Negros at the Governor's Conference Hall simultaneously from 2:00 to 5:00pm.
SM Mall will also open a photo exhibits while waste marker fair buying will be held on June 23 to 24.
June 23 will be an upland day. There will be a simultaneous tree growing in the all cities and municipalities province wide as USLS sponsors Climate Change Forum at 9:00am and West Negros University holds the same activity at 2:00pm.
The Provincial Mining Regulatory Board Summit for Region 6 and Negros Island will also be held on this day at the O Hotel.
June 24 is a coastal day that will feature Film showing and Eco Quiz at Robinson's Place, Forum on Environmental Legal Issues at the Governor Conference Hall and a story telling and book launching: " Where is your Home," at SM. Province wide coastal clean-up and mangrove planting also takes place during the day.
Barangay clean up and energy conservation day falls on June 25. There will be a Poster Making Contest and Kiddies Coloring Contest at the SM Mall from 8:00 to 9:00pm.
There will be a Symbolic Lights Off at the Provincial Lagoon which is also the Negros Energy Conservation Hour that enjoins all cities and municipalities to turn their lights for an hour.
The Environment Day will be on June 26 kicking-off with a "Hataw" at 6:00am at the Capitol Lagoon with Ching Alcala. Renewable Energy Summit takes place at 9:00am and awarding of winners will be held in the afternoon 2:00 to 5:00pm at the NOMPAC. (PIA-LOL) [top]