Army participates in clean-up drive, tree planting in AgSur

Philippine Information Agency - Thursday 13th February, 2020

BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur, Feb. 12 - The Charlie (Cyborg) Company of 75th Infantry "Marauder" Battalion has actively participated in the Simultaneous River Clean-Up/River for Life Program and Tree Planting Activity held on February 7, 2020 in Barangay Consuelo, Bunawan, Agusan del Sur.

The activity started with a Zumba exercise, solidarity walk, and followed by the river clean-up and tree planting.

This was joined by the local government unit headed by municipal administrator Marvin B. Mique; Department of Environment and Natural Resources - City Environment and Natural Resources Office (DENR-CENRO) of Bunawan headed by forester Jerome H. Albia; Municipal Police Station headed by PCpt. Joburt Agpaoa; Alpha Phi Omega International (Philippines), Incorporated; Monalisa Fraternity and Sorority; PHILSAGA Mining Corporation; Agusan del Sur State College of Agriculture and Technology (ASSCAT); MENRO of Trento; MENRO of Sta. Josefa; MENRO of Bunawan; Barangay Council of Brgy. Consuelo; and personnel of Charlie Company, 75IB led by 1Lt. Begie P De Jesus, company commander and LTC Warren C Munda, commanding officer of 75IB.

The various participating agencies have willfully took their part in the commitment towards the preservation and environmental protection as the activity aims to fight against climate change; helping the community to protect and conserve the Coo creek, and all the natural resources within the area.

Moreover, they collected 74.7 kilos of assorted plastic garbage and planted 300 molave seedlings.

Meanwhile, punong barangay Gregorio B. Maloloy-on, Sr. of Consuelo, expressed his appreciation to those who participated in the activity and emphasized the importance of preserving the nature that will benefit the next generations. (Cpt. Edwin Leo J. Francisco, CMO officer, 75IB/PIA-Agusan del Sur)