The twenty four (24) participants consisted of Salvacion Agri Planters Association (SAPA) members, Pantabangan-Carranglan Bantay Watershed Protection Council Inc. (PCBWPCI) – Salvacion and Pamunuhang Pampurok in Sitio Salvacion, Brgy. Conversion, Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija conducted Coordination Meeting with SAPA and Clean Up Drive Activity last September 24, 2018 at So. Salvacion, Brgy. Conversion, Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija.
National Power Corporation, through its Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed Area Team (PCWAT), quarterly conducts coordination meeting with SAPA. It is one of PCWAT’s partner organizations in the conservation and protection of Pantabangan-Carranglan Watershed Forest Reserve (PCWFR), particularly its rehabilitation plantations in the said So. Salvacion, Brgy Conversion, Pantabangan, Nueva Ecija in which the two already signed a Memorandum of Agreement in 2016.
Having joined the ‘Lakbay Aral for NPC-PCWAT’s Partners’ in Kalahan Educational Foundation (KEF), Brgy. Imugan, Sta. Fe, Nueva Vizcaya last September 11-12, SAPA formed and signed an action plan of activities they committed to do in the conservation of PCWFR. The tree planting activity is one of the activities stated in the action plan.
The Clean Up Drive was conducted by picking plastic thrashes around the barangays proper and clearing up tall bushes along the road using brush cutter. While doing so, Information Education and Communication (IEC) Campaign on Proper Waste Disposal and Environment Cleanliness was given to store owners and sitio residents.