SMC mangrove planting
San Miguel Corporation (SMC) has started its initiative to plant a total of 190,000 mangrove seedlings over 76 hectares in Bulacan and other areas in Central Luzon to help address perennial flooding. The first phase of the project was launched in Hagonoy, Bulacan, where 25,000 mangrove seedlings were to be planted in 10 hectares within the year. SMC president Ramon S. Ang said the mangrove project is part of a wide-ranging flood mitigation plan that includes cleaning and dredging of the Tullahan-Tinajeros River system. The company is consultation with local and foreign experts on the Bulacan flooding problem as it embarks on building the Manila International Airport in the province.
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SMC begins massive mangrove planting in Bulacan to end flooding

SAN Miguel Corporation (SMC) has started planting 25,000 mangroves on 10 hectares of coastal area in Hagonoy, Bulacan—the first of a total 190,000 mangroves to be planted over 76-hectares in