Department of Natural Resources (DENR) Bataan led by PENRO Raul Mamac and some volunteers planted bamboo trees along the easement area of Almacen Riven, Hermosa and conducted clean-up in the mouth of the river area on Friday.
“It was World Bamboo Day and next day was International Coastal Clean-up Day”, said the DENR Bataan head.
“We cleaned up 12 hectares silt containment area at the mouth of Almacen River which is part of Brgy. Pulo, Orani “, he also said. The body of Almacen River passes Hermosa town.
Cenro Rommel Suba of CENRO Dinalupihan and staff joined the activities.
Mamac said the Hermosa Water District manager, a water district director, and few personnel also participated in the bamboo planting and coastal cleanup. He said they limited the participants to the cleanup activity this year due to Covid 19 pandemic.
DENR Bataan with provincial government leads the annual ICC in September here usually in “full force”.
Mamac has vowed to fully support all the pro-environment initiatives of Gov. Abet Garcia.