Camp BGen Paciano Rizal — Some 500 bamboo trees were planted on Friday between the river of Bgy. Sabang, Pagsanjan, Laguna, and Bgy. Palasan, Sta Cruz. Laguna in celebration of 11th World Bamboo Day with the theme “KAWAYAN: Tugon sa Hamon ng Panahon”.
The bamboo tree planting activity is a project of the Philippine National Police in line with the “Samahang Pulis Laguna, Kapanalig Mo at MakaKalikasan (SPLaKaM)” tree-planting project of Laguna initiated by the Laguna PNP under Provincial Director Serafin Petalio II.
The celebration was spearheaded by PLTCol. Pastor Castillo , 0DPDO, Laguna PPO, and participated in by Forester Victor Mercado, chief, CENRO, Sta Cruz, Laguna; PMajor Melisa Malayo chief, PCADU, Chairwoman Justina Magdalena, Chairman Ariel Javier, Pagsanjan PNP personnel, Sta Cruz PNP personnel, PCADU personnel, and some 100 residents of Bgy. Palasan and Bgy. Sabang, Sta. Cruz.
“As human beings, It is our responsibility to took care of our environment not for ourselves but for the benefit of the future generations,” said PLTCol. Castillo.
Laguna PNP manifests this good practice to set as a good example to the Lagunense, public and other local residents, to persuade everyone in caring for our nature and promoting a share of responsibility for the environment.