BALANGA CITY, Bataan—The DENR Bataan reported the ‘State of Provincial Environment’ during the opening of the two-day Bataan Environment Summit 2018 highlighting the province environmental conservation and protection achievements.
Mila Ramirez, DENR Bataan Division Chief representing PENRO Raul Mamac who was attending an official function in DENR regional office reported the National Greening Program, Manila Bay Cleanup, mangrove propagation, and coral protection, among others in front of about five hundred senior public high school students and other guests at Bataan People’s Center, capitol compound on Thursday.
“In Bataan, we have successful National Greening Program”, she said using visual aid presentation showing maps and statistics as
Gov. Abet Garcia and other participants approvingly listened.
“We are continuously implementing the Manila Bay Rehabilitation Project”, she also said.
“We have already conducted many mangrove reforestation projects and we will do more”, she added again showing the mangrove areas in the map.
“Let us exert more efforts to conserve, protect, and rehabilitate our corals in the province”, she urged participants particularly students.
The Provincial Government Environment Natural Resouces headed by Engr. Vic Ubaldo spearheaded the conduct of the environment summit.
“In sync with the thrust of Gov. Abet Garcia, we want all Bataan folks particularly the youths to truly understand and participate conserving and protecting the environment”, said the PG ENRO head.
Aside from the governor, environment summit was also attended by Ms. Earth 2017 Karen Ibasco, Ms. Earth Eco-Tourism 2017 Vanessa Mae Castillo, and Kate Gallardo from PEMSEA.
A contingent from DENR Bataan, representatives of companies in the province, and some capitol employees also joined the summit.
Earlier, Mamac vowed to work closely with Gov. Garcia for the environmental conservation and protection in the province.