Thursday, March 24, 2011

LOGSAC partakes twofold acts for Nature on March

The Local Government of Sta. Cruz Adventure Club has participated two major events at Sta. Cruz, Davao del Sur to uphold its commitment towards environmental conservation.

On March 23, some of its club members joined the tree growing activity at Passig, Bato in celebration of women’s month. Members joining the said event were Jonas, Trecelyn, Irish, Grace, Pawiks, Chickay and Dan.

In order to ensure sustainability, the LGU of Sta. Cruz has espoused a scheme called “Adopt –A-Tree” where participants have to pay 100.00 pesos. The amount shall be used for purchase of an oak tree planting material, as well as in installing a tree guard to make sure that the trees planted is safe from stray animals.

A separate occasion spearheaded by the Aboitiz Group of Companies and the Environmental Management Bureau was conducted at Sibulan River, Darong, Sta. Cruz on March 25 where LOGSAC founders Jonas and Julpanz were actively involved. The event was called WORLD WATER DAY.

The whole outskirts of the river from HEDCOR Plant B stretching to the border of Barangay Sibulan were the areas considered for bamboo planting and river clean up drive. It was HEDCOR’s way of extending its corporate social responsibility. Also present to grace the event were personnel from the LGU of Sta. Cruz headed by mayor Atty. Joel Ray Lopez, Councilors Andy Ugdoracion and Lolita Legaspi and PAIC Manager Camela S. Infiesto.

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