NPC holds tree planting, welcomes grad students of CBSUA in Buhi-Barit Watershed
NPC – Buhi Barit Watershed Area Team has recently arranged an eco-tour for the Graduate students of Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA) – Sipocot in the watershed reservation in Buhi, Camarines Sur.
The activity is part of the students’ field study on Environmental Resource Valuation. The students who are taking up master’s in science – Resource Management and master’s in science in Agricultural Education have also spared time to plant trees as their contribution to climate change mitigation. 100 seedlings of kalumpit (Terminalia microcarpa) and tugawe (pometia pinnata) were planted along the perimeter of Lakelet Manapao of the watershed.
The eco-tour included a discussion on the field study by campus research director, Ms. Lourdes L. Nieva, Ph D. who likewise extended her gratitude to BBWAT for the tour.
Buhi-Barit is under NPC’s stewardship along with 10 other watersheds in the country that aids power generation.
NPC conducts 'Puno mula sa Puso' project in Albay
In celebration of Valentine’s day, NPC’s Tiwi Watershed Area Team (TWAT) led a tree planting activity on February 14 dubbed as 'Puno mula sa Puso' in Tumana Project Site, Tiwi, Albay.
The said activity is an annual program of TWAT which aims to raise environmental awareness and promote shared responsibility among the local stakeholders. The participants included representatives from schools, the local government, Philippine Geothermal production Co. Inc., (PGPCI) and Aboitiz Power Renewables, Inc. (APRI).
A total of 1,000 seedlings were distributed and planted which includes acacia (Samanea saman), ous (Sterculiaglavioflora), igot (Syzygium escritorii), dao (Dracontomelon dao) and santol (Sandoricum koetjape).
Tiwi Watershed, a 17,661-hectare reservation in Albay, is one of the 11 watersheds that support power generation being managed by NPC.
NPC MinGen holds medical and dental mission
To provide utmost care to its stakeholders in Mindanao, the NPC Mindanao Generation holds a medical-dental mission in the Municipality of Tangcal in Lanao del Sur. The program which serviced hundreds of people was held in cooperation of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
NPC MinGen joins locals in mangrove planting in Iligan
As part of its corporate social responsibility program, NPC’s Mindanao Generation joined a Magroove Planting at Barangay Fuentes, Iligan City in cooperation with Philippine Coast Guard, Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and Barangay Fuentes, Iligan City.
NPC-MinGen planted 300 mangroves which they will also monitor and nourish regularly.