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Bataan cops join tree planting activity at Mt. Samat

August 9, 2022 Bernard Galang 281 views

THE Bataan Police participated in a tree planting activity at the Mt. Samat Shrine or “Dambana ng Kagitingan” in Pilar, Bataan.

Led by Col. Romell Velasco, the tree planting project were also joined by Team PCADU, led by Acting Chief Maj. Winston Norte, personnel from different Bataan Police stations, members of the Philippine Army from 305 CDC, 3RCDG, RESCOM, DENR CAR RO, DENR Mt. Province, and officers and staff of Mt. Samat Shrine led by Ma. Cecilia A. Medes, OIC (Officer-in-Charge) Admin, and Rizaldy Mamuad, OIC for maintenance and operation.

The event was spearheaded by the Philippine Veterans Affairs Office (PVAO), Veterans Memorial, and Historical Division of the Mt. Samat Shrine, wherein 300 pine tree seedlings were planted to combat the effects of global warming.

“This tree planting will contribute to the government’s National Greening Program in promoting biodiversity and encouraging the communities to protect and conserve our natural resources,” said Velasco.

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