NPC participates in Brigada Eskwela 2019
In support of the Department of Education’s Brigada Eskwela, NPC has contributed materials and participated in school preparation activities in San Francisco Elementary School in Quezon City and in Tungkop National High School in Cebu City.
NPC - SPUG's Bicol team plants trees on Labor Day
On May 1, NPC employees at the Bicol Operations Division of SPUG planted 300 trees on May 1 at the NPC Ligao Stockyard. The planted seedlings which came from our Tiwi Watershed consists of narra, santol, acacia, pili and mahogany.
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.