Tacloban City DepEd holds mangrove tree planting activity at Paraiso Eco Park
Tacloban City (04.22.21) – In celebration of the Earth Day, DepEd Tacloban City Division held a Mangrove Tree Planting Activity at the Paraiso Eco Park in San Jose, Tacloban City today, April 22, 2021.
Said activity was attended by School Division Superintendent Dr. Mariza Ethel Sabino Magan, CESO V, SGOD Chief Dr. Melani De Padua Escobarte, SEPS-SocMob Jennith Sabela, School Head Imelda Gayas, and School DRRM Coordinators.
According to Division DRRM Coordinator Mr. Crisvil Villamor, who spearheaded the said activity, Tacloban City DepEd is committed to strengthen the Makakalikasan value of personnel in the light of climate change.
As mangroves have been proven to be natural barriers from violent storm surge, and are home to different species of animals, said tree planting activity is one of the agency’s way of teaching and showing the people the importance of protecting the environment.
Meanwhile, seventy-five (75) mangrove seedlings have been planted at a portion of the eco park today.