Miagao observes Arbor Day

Conducts tree growing activity

MIAGAO, Iloilo – The Municipality of Miagao joins in the observance of the Arbor Day in the Philippines through the conduct of Tree Growing Activity in barangay Tigmalapad, this Municipality on June 26, 2019.

In lieu of the usual observance on June 25th, the LGU opted to hold it on June 26th with the participation of the 119 barangays and officials and employees of the Local Government Unit.

Mayor Macario Napulan, who himself leads in the Tree Growing Activity, said that the initiative calls to heighten the environmental consciousness of the Miagaowanons and “implores us to go outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and importance and to take forward to the call to protect mother earth”.

In line with this, the Office of the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Officer prepared 12,000 seedlings for this purpose.  Among these seedlings are atis, mabolo, langka, iba, narra, tapiyay, indian tree, bayog, teak wood and pine tree.

Also, on June 25th, the LGU officials and employees also lead the Clean-Up Drive Kontra Dengue in the main thoroughfares of the poblacion. (ABMande)