NPC Leads Tree Growing ?to Connect with Nature? in Pangasinan
Carrying this year?s national environment month theme, ?Connecting People with Nature?, the NPC- San Roque Watershed Area Team (SRWAT) kicked off its tree planting caravan last June 16 in Barangay San Roque, San Manuel, Pangasinan together with partner agencies San Roque Power Corporation (SRPC), Philippine National Police, Philippine Coast Guard, and NARRA Incorporated.
SRWAT Section Chief Mendel S. Garcia, in his welcome message, remarked that growing a tree is everyone?s duty. He also lauded the continuous active participation of the men and women in uniform for performing their call of duty for the country and for the environment.
The San Roque Watershed supports the private sector-operated 435 MW San Roque Hydroelectric Power Plant. It is one of the 11 watershed reservations under NPC management.